About Activated protein c resistance test
What is activated protein C?
Activated protein C (APC) is a protein produced by the body to reduce clotting. APC resistance is a disorder where the body does not respond properly to APC which, as a result, increases the body’s risk of clotting. The causes of APC resistance may be genetic or acquired.
Blood clots can occur in different parts of the body such as in veins (venous thromboembolism) and must be detected early for treatment.
Why take the test?
This test screens for APC resistance by measuring the body’s clotting ability and is useful to determine whether you have an increased risk of developing a blood clot.
Activated Protein C Resistance Test
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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