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Test Directory / Anti-beta-2-glycoprotein 1 Antibody

Anti-beta-2-glycoprotein 1 Antibody

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TestAnti-beta-2-glycoprotein 1 Antibody
Common AbbreviationsB2GLY
ProfileAnti-cardiolipin Ab will also be tested when anti-B2GLY Ab are requested. Also see entry for cardiolipin Antibodies.
Clinical Indication Anti Beta-2-Glycoprotein-1 antibodies (IgG) are found in some cases of Lupus anticoagulant and anti-phospholipid syndrome.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume5 mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
Stability14 days
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratoryYork
Reference Interval0-20.00 CU
LimitationsThe assay should not be performed on grossly haemolysed or grossly lipaemic samples
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