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Lab Test Dictionary

Beta-2-Glycoprotein I Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM) (30340)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Antiphospholipid Antibody Panel

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01146

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

4-6 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

(two-four) 1.8 mL or (two-three) 2.7 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Blue (Sodium Citrate)

Collection Instructions

3-6 mL Blood collected in a (red-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=5 Days; Refrigerated=14 Days; Frozen=30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic

Test Volume Required

3 mL Serum or Platelet-Poor Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1.5 mL Serum or Platelet-Poor Plasma

Processing Instructions

Plasma (preferred): Centrifuge light blue-top tube 15 minutes at approx. 1500 x g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial. Plasma must be free of platelets (<10,000/mcL). Serum: Centrifuge red-top tube 15 minutes at approx. 1500 x g within 24 hours of collection. Transfer serum into a plastic specimen vial.


CPT Codes

86146 (x3)


Revised

07-28-21

Initials

DM