Beta-2-Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies, IgG

Sunquest Code:B2GPG  
Epic Code:LAB6566Epic Name:Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies IgG
Synonyms:Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies IgG; Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Testing is performed twice weekly; results are reported within 4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, lipemic or microbially contaminated samples. Samples not separated from cells within 2 hours of collection.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours centrifuge and aliquot ASAP 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature or freeze if sample will not be assayed within 48 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Reference Range:Less than 7 U/mL
Use:To aid in the diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) as well as thrombotic disorders related to secondary antiphospholipid syndrome.

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