Understanding Genetics of Thrombophilia / Inheritance & Testing
Thrombophilia is a hereditary or acquired predisposition to develop blood clots. It is also referred to as hypercoagulation state or hypercoagulability. Below is a list of NBCA resources and articles related to genetic testing:
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Written by: Jan M. Pankey, M.D.
- Antithrombin Deficiency An In-Depth Guide for Patients and healthcare Providers By Dr. Stephan Moll
- Factor V Leiden
- Factor V Leiden FAQs
- Family Testing for Blood Clot Disorders
- The Genetics of Thrombophilia by Elizabeth Varga, M.S.
- Genetic Testing
Talk to your healthcare provider about any questions you might have about genetic testing, and get more information and guidance from a genetic counselor. You can search for a genetic counselors in your local community here: Find a Genetic Counselor