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Test Code MISCLM Phospholipid (Cardiolipin) Antibodies, IgA, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

ACLIP

EPIC Test ID

LAB2608

 

Reporting Name

Phospholipid Ab IgA, S

Useful For

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

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

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
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

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) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 8 a.m.

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

Analytic Time

3 days

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. 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.