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Lab Test Dictionary

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


Immunoassay (IA)


Antiphospholipid Antibody Panel

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID


Lab Test Days


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


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)