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Test ID BLOD1332 Beta 2 Glycoprotein I IgG

Specimen Type/Requirements

Blue tob (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 preparation of platelet poor plasma.

Plasma should be separated within 60 minutes of collection.

Serum samples should be centrifuged within 24 hours of collection.


Affected by gross hemolysis or gross lipemia

Specimen Volume


Preferred Volume   1.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.5 mL




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


Performed Test Frequency

Monday -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 inpatients 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