I wondered if anyone could help me understand these test results.
I was told on the phone last week that my 3 APS antibody tests were negative. But I picked up a print-out of the results today, so that I can take them to the rheumatology appointment in a few weeks. And now Im confused.
The results are shown below. My questions are:
Do these mean that I test pooitive for the these APL anti-bodies but psoitive within the normal range?
Or does being within the normal range consititute being "negative"?
Does the prothrombin result maen that I have normal clotting time and so dont have a clotting problem?
Thanks for all your help.
Anti-B2-GP1 IgG ab lev 0.9 u/ml (0.0-5.0)
Anti-B2 GP1 IgM ab lev 0.6 u/ml (0.0-5.0)
Anti-cardiolipin IGg AB level 1.7 GPL U/ml (0.0-10)
anticardiolipin IgM AB level 1 MPL u/ml (0.0-7.0)
cant find the lupus anti-coag one
Also had thisresult clotting screen test
Prothrombin time 10.8 sec (9.00-12)
APTT 24.9 (24.7-31.7)
Fibrogen level 2.4 q/L (2.00-400)