Beta-2-Glycoprotein Antibodies IgA, IgG, IgM

Last Modified: 3/10/2021 11:16:08 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

48 hours Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia
Reference Range: 0 - 20 SAU
0 - 20 SGU
0 - 20 SMU
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance: Beta-2-Glycoprotein 1, apolipoprotein H, is a cofactor in antiphospholipid antibody binding and is the critical antigen in the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. Beta-2-Glycoprotein 1 Antibody is more specific than Cardiolipin Antibody that may express reactivity in patients with syphilis and other infectious diseases.
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Thursday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: B2GPN
EPIC Test Code: IMO214
Alternate Test Names: Beta-2-Glycoprotein; Beta-2-Glycoprotein I (Beta-2-GPI) IgG, IgM & IgA
Included Tests: Beta-2-Glycoprotein I IgA Autoantibodies; Beta-2-Glycoprotein I IgG Autoantibodies; Beta-2-Glycoprotein I IgM Autoantibodies
CPT Coding: 86146 x 3

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