Which tests are available to detect hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Numerous tests are available for each of the hypercoagulable disorders or thrombophilia. A D-dimer assay is useful as a general test for verifying the presence of thrombosis. Testing for specific disorders is described below.


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