Cardiolipin Antibodies IgA, IgG, IgM

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • IMO201
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CARDP
Alternate Names
  • Anti-Cardiolipin
  • Cardiolipin Antibodies (IgA, IgG, IgM)
  • Cardiolipin Autoantibodies
Included Tests

Cardiolipin IgA Autoantibodies; Cardiolipin IgG Autoantibodies; Cardiolipin 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
30 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Cardiolipin Antibody IgA

<12 APL Negative
12-20 APL Indeterminate
21-80 APL Low to medium positive
>80 APL High positive
Cardiolipin Antibody IgG
<15 GPL Negative
15-20 GPL Indeterminate
20-80 GPL Low to medium positive
>80 GPL High positive
Cardiolipin Antibody IgM
<12.5 MPL Negative
12.5-20 MPL Indeterminate
21-80 MPL Low to medium positive
>80 MPL High positive


Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Production Schedule

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

7 days


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

86147 x 3