Beta -2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies?

March 29, 2017


This blood tests, works very well along with other antibodies to investigate inappropriate

blood clot formations, and of recurrent miscarriages, especially in the 2nd or 3rd trimesters. 


The Anti- beta2 Glycoprotein IgG detects and measures one of more classes of IgG, IgM or on rare occasions IgA of beta2 Glycoprotein 1 antibodies, this blood test is one of three primary antiphospholipid antibodies, which are Autoantibodies. 


Antiphospholipid antibodies interfere with our body's blood clotting process, increasing a persons risk of developing inappropriate blood clots, in both our arteries and veins. 


Symptoms suggestive to having a blood clot:- 

Pain & Swelling in Hands & Feet 

Shortness of Breath 



Antiphospholipid antibodies may also be detected in the circulation of people who have other autoimmune disorders, such as Lupus. 


If beta2-Glycoprotein 1 antibody is detected in your blood, this blood test will be repeated 12 weeks later, to see whether it's presence is persistent or temporary. 


Beta2-Glycoprotein 1 antibodies are seen more in people who have antiphospholipid syndrome-APS. 


These Blood Tests are not commonly available at your Local GP Surgery, however Bloods4you can provide you directly with any Blood Test, with or without a Private Referral, all Blood Tests are analysed by a UKAS Accredited Private Pathology Laboratory.


All Blood Tests & Results are Strictly Private & Confidential. 


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