Overview of Factor-VIII
What is Factor-VIII?
Preparation for Factor-VIII
- Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.
Why Get Tested for Factor-VIII?
The test is performed to diagnose Hemophila A. The same test may be performed during the treatment for the disease and also after it has been cured completely. This test can aid the doctors in knowing how well the current treatment is working.
What Results of Factor-VIII mean?
If the Factor VIII concentration is between 55 and 200%, it indicates that the person has tested negative for Hemophilia A. However, if the concentration is higher, the results are considered positive for Hemophilia A.