CARDIOLIPIN IgG AND IgM ANTIBODIES

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
Cardiolipin Antibody, IgG   Cardiolipin Antibody, IgM  
<15 GPL: Absent or none detected   <12.5 MPL: Absent or non detected  
15-20 GPL: Inconclusive   12.5-20 MPL: Inconclusive  
20-80 GPL: Moderate positive   20-80 MPL: Moderate positive  
>80 GPL: High positive   >80 MPL: High positive  

Performed
Sunday-Thursday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeACLP
CPT-4 Code (s)
86147 x 2
LOINC Codes
IgG   3181-5  
IgM   3182-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory