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Test ID ACLIP Phospholipid (Cardiolipin) Antibodies, IgA, Serum

Useful For

Evaluation of patients with suspected antiphospholipid syndrome by identification of phospholipid IgA antibodies

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Phospholipid Ab IgA, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reference Values

<15.0 APL (negative)

15.0-39.9 APL (weakly positive)

40.0-79.9 APL (positive)

≥80.0 APL (strongly positive)

APL refers to IgA Phospholipid Units. One APL unit is 1 microgram of IgA antibody. 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86147

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ACLIP Phospholipid Ab IgA, S 5076-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ACLIP Phospholipid Ab IgA, S 5076-5

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Report Available

3 to 5 days

NY State Approved

Yes