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Test ID BLOD1187 Beta 2 Glycoprotein IgG and IgM Antibody



Specimen Type/Requirements

Blue top (Sodium citrate) tube -  Plasma (preferred)
Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube - Serum

Gold top Serum w/ gel) tube - Serum 


See Coagulation Testing and Platelet Poor Plasma Preparation for plasma preparation.

Plasma should be separated within 60 minutes of collection.

Serum should be centrifuged within 24 hours of collection.


Affected by hemolysis and lipemia.

Specimen Volume


Preferred Volume   2.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   1.0 mL 




Room Temperature   5 days    
Refrigerated   14 days    
Frozen   30 days   Preferred for transport  


Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Saturday





Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

Additional Information

Beta-2-GPI autoantibodies are found in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and are associated with increased risk of venous and arterial thrombosis and thrombocytopenia. Beta-2 GPI autoantibodies are found only in patients with autoimmune diseases, while cardiolipin autoantibodies can be transiently found in infectious diseases.

Analytic Time

1 - 2 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description  
4625 Beta-2-GPI IgG
4626 Beta-2-GPI IgM