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Is antiphospholipid syndrome contagious?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez.
Last Update: 01/14/2021

The answer is no. Antiphospholipid syndrome is an immune disease caused by the presence of antibodies that act against phospholipids, which are necessary to regulate the clotting process. For this reason, this pathology is characterized by a situation of hypercoagulation.

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 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).