Beta-2-Glycoprotein Antibodies IgA, IgG, IgM

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • IMO214
  • Soft Test Code:
  • B2GPN
Alternate 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


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.


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

48 hours Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

0 - 20 SAU
0 - 20 SGU
0 - 20 SMU


Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (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.


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Thursday
Departments
  • Immunology

Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

86146 x 3