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Cold agglutinin

This is an important test used to help diagnose cold agglutinin disease and haemolytic anaemia.

Venous blood
1 tests included
4 days turnaround

£89.00

£69.00

About Cold agglutinin

What is cold agglutinin disease?

Antibodies are proteins typically produced by the immune system to target and protect against harmful entities. In some cases, the immune system can malfunction, producing antibodies which target and attack the body’s own cells. Disorders caused by this process are called autoimmune diseases. Cold agglutinin disease is an autoimmune condition where the immune system produces antibodies that target the body’s red blood cells when exposed to cold temperatures. Symptoms associated with cold agglutinin disease include dizziness, headaches, cold extremities, chest pains.  

Why take the test?

This test checks for the presence of cold agglutinin. It is used to diagnose cold agglutinin disease and haemolytic anaemia.

 

What's tested

Cold Agglutinin

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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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.

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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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