Non-Criteria Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) (aPs, aPt, aPs/aPt) Antibody Panel - LG5406

Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay
Test Includes:Phosphatidylserine, IgG and IgM; Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin IgG and IgM and Prothrombin Antibody IgG
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Heat-inactivated or grossly hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 1.5 mL, 0.9 mL minimum.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Room temperature - 48 hours; refrigerated - 2 weeks; frozen - 1 year.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2012729


Reference Range:

Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgG

Less than 11 U/mL

Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgM

Less than 25 U/mL

Phosphatidylserine  and Prothrombin Antibody, IgG

0-30 Units

Phosphatidylserine  and Prothrombin Antibody, IgM

0-30 Units

Prothrombin Antibody, IgG

Less than 20.0 Units



Use:Acceptable panel for second-line testing for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) risk estimation when results for aPL criteria tests are negative or equivocal.

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