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Cardiolipin Antibody *

SIM

13285 

CPT

86147 x 3 

Synonyms

Anticardiolipin antibodies; ACA 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume: 1 ml.
Min. volume: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

Often present in individuals with the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells, if using red-top tube

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated  14 days

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood; plasma

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

CriticalValue

 

Test Includes

Cardiolipin antibodies IgG, IgM, and IgA 

Methodology

Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay(ELISA) detecting isotope-specific ACA binding to a microtiter plate coated with purified cardiolipin antigen. 

TestingFrequency

 

LCA

161950 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/9/2018

Supplemental

* Reference Lab Test  

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 09, 2018

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