Antiphospholipid Antibodies

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • IMO157
  • Soft Test Code:
  • APSNG
Alternate Names
  • Antiphospholipid Eval w/o LA
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome Evaluation without LA
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome Evaluation without Lupus
  • APS Eval no Lupus Anticoagulant
  • APS Eval serum only
Included Tests

Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgA Autoantibodies, Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgG Autoantibodies, Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgM Autoantibodies, Cardiolipin IgA Autoantibodies, Cardiolipin IgG Autoantibodies, Cardiolipin IgM Autoantibodies, Phosphatidylserine IgG Autoantibodies, Phosphatidylserine IgM Autoantibodies


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
2 months Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgA Autoantibodies: 0-20 SAU
Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgG Autoantibodies: 0-20 SGU
Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgM Autoantibodies: 0-20 SMU

Cardiolipin IgA Autoantibodies: <12 APL U/mL
Cardiolipin IgG Autoantibodies: <15 GPL U/mL 
Cardiolipin IgM Autoantibodies: <12.5 MPL U/mL

Phosphatidylserine IgG Autoantibodies: 0 - 30 units
Phosphatidylserine IgM Autoantibodies: 0 - 30 units


Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Tuesday
Wednesday
Departments
  • Immunology
Turn Around Time

7 days


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

86146 x 3, 86147 x 3, 86148 x 2