CARDIOLIPIN IgA AUTOANTIBODIES

Sample Report
Sample Report

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis or lipemia

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<12 APL:   Absent or none detected  
12-19 APL:   Inconclusive  
20-80 APL:   Moderate positive  
>80 APL:   High Positive  

Performed
Sunday-Thursday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeCARDA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86147
LOINC Codes
5076-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory