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Test ID BLOD1187 Beta 2 Glycoprotein IgG and IgM Antibody

AKA

Phospholipid

Container Type

Sodium Citrate
Serum tube w/o Gel

Serum tube w/ Gel
 

Specimen Type/Requirements

Sodium citrate platelet-poor plasma – preferred
Serum
 

Specimen Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes
Lipemia: Yes

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Instructions

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

Serum should be centrifuged within 24 hours of collection.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Saturday

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

CPT

86146(2)

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.

Analytical Time

1 - 2 days

Interface Build Information

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