APAS stands for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and is defined as a group of clinical manifestations linked to the presence of high levels of APA (antiphospholipid antibodies) in the blood of the pregnant woman. It is associated with the formation of blood clots in the arterial or venous circulation.
What is APAS during pregnancy?
By Sara Salgado (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/14/2018
Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Master's Degree in Human Assisted Reproduction from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Certificate of University Expert in Genetic Diagnosis Techniques from the University of Valencia (UV).