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Test Directory / Cardiolipin Antibodies IgG Cardiolipin Antibodies IgM

Cardiolipin Antibodies IgG Cardiolipin Antibodies IgM

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TestCardiolipin Antibodies IgG Cardiolipin Antibodies IgM
Common AbbreviationsACA ACAM
ProfileLupus anticoagulant, thrombophilia screen and Antiphospoholipid syndrome investigation includes ACA, ACAM and anti-B2GLY Ab.
Clinical IndicationRecommended testing for anti-phospholipid syndrome. Testing must also include Lupus anticoagulant and Beta 2 glycoprotein 1 antibodies.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum (+ 2x citrate for Lupus anticoagulant)
Minimum Volume5 ml
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
Stability7 days
Turnaround Time7 Days
LaboratoryYork
Reference IntervalIgG 0 -20.00 CU IgM 0 – 20.00 CU
LimitationsThe assay should not be performed on grossly haemolysed or grossly lipaemic samples.
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