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


Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay
CPT Codes: 86148 x2, 83516 x2, 86849 x1, . x0
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.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; one month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2012729


Interpretive

Reference Range:
 
Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgG Less than 16 GPS
Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgM Less than 22 MPS
Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin Antibody, IgG 0-30 Units
Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin Antibody, IgM 0-30 Units
Prothrombin Antibody, IgG Less than 20 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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