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BETA-2 GLYCOPROTEIN 1 ABS,IgG/M/A

Test Number:
  • 6574
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • PLASMA
Container Type:
  • CITRATE BLUE TOP
Alternative Specimen:
  • SERUM FROM A RED TOP TUBE OR SST
Volume:
  • 4 ML
Collection Instructions:
  • FOR PLASMA: Centrifuge light blue-top tube 15 minutes at approximately 1500 g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial. Plasma must be free of platelets (<10,000/μL). FOR SERUM: Centrifuge red-top tube 15 minutes at approximately 1500 g within 24 hours of collection.
Transport Temperature:
  • ROOM TEMPERATURE OR REFRIDGERATED
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 5 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 30 days
Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
CPT Code:
  • 86146
Reject Criteria:
  • Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia
Reference Range:
  • B2-Glycoprotein I (IgG): ≤20 SGU, B2-Glycoprotein I (IgA): ≤20 SAU, B2-Glycoprotein I (IgM): ≤20 SMU
Report Available:
  • 9 DAYS

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