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Test ID BLOD1187 Beta 2 Glycoprotein IgG and IgM Antibody

AKA

Phospholipid

Container Type

Sodium Citrate
Serum tube w/o Gel
Serum Gel
Lithium Heparin
EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

Sodium citrate plasma – preferred
Serum
Heparinized plasma
EDTA plasma

Specimen Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

Room Temp: NA
Refrigerated: NA
Frozen: Only

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes
Lipemia: Yes

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Instructions

This test requires its own frozen aliquot.

Beta-2-GPI autoantibodies are found in
patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and are associated with increased risk of venous
and arterial thrombosis and thrombocytopenia. Beta-2 GPI autoantibodies are found only in patients with
autoimmune diseases, while cardiolipin autoantibodies can be
transiently found in infectious diseases.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Methodology

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT

86146(2)

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls