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Beta 2 Glycoprotein Antibodies IgG,IgA,IgM *

SIM

22333 

CPT

86146 x3 

Synonyms

Anti-β2 Glycoprotein 1; Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies, IgG, IgA, IgM 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Gold-top or red-top tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 mL.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL.

Additional Information

Assess the risk of thrombosis in patients who may be at risk for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). This test should be used in conjunction with current traditional anticardiolipin and anticoagulant tests.
This is not the same test as Beta 2 Microglobulin.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

If using red-top tube, transfer specimen to transport tube.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate 7 days

Rejection Criteria

Plasma; whole blood; quantity not sufficient

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Semiquantitative results for IgG, IgM, and IgA antibodies against β2 glycoproteins 

Methodology

Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA) to detect antibodies binding to a microtiter plate coated with purified β2 glycoprotein 1 antigen. 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

163915 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/5/2018

Supplemental

*Denotes reference lab test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 05, 2018

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