Overview of Factor II (Prothrombin) Mutation Detection
Why Get Tested
The test is suggested for people who have a family history of the disease. Women who have gone through recurrent spontaneous abortions and severe early onset preeclampsia are prone to the disease. Other symptoms include:
• Pain/ tenderness in arms and foot.
• Red/purple skin color
- No special preparation required
What Results of Factor II (Prothrombin) Mutation Detection mean?
The normal range for Prothrombin is 11 to 13.5 seconds and INR of 0.8 to 1.1. An INR result above 1.1 indicates your blood clotting to be slower than normal, which may in return lead to
• Liver diseases
• Low level of Vitamin K
• Bleeding disorders