Test Overview

Test Methodology

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Test Usage

Antibodies to cardiolipin have been associated with an increased incidence of vascular thrombosis, thrombocytopenia and recurrent fetal loss in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other autoimmune diseases.

Reference Range*

IgG Phospholipid Antibody: <20 U/mL (Negative); IgM Phospholipid Antibody: <20 U/mL (Negative).

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Mon-Fri

Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code

CAB

MiChart Code

Cardiolipin Antibody

Synonyms

Synonyms

Anticardiolipin
Antiphospholipid Antibody
Antiphospholipid Antibody (Cardiolipin)
GPL
MPL
Phospholipid Antibody (Cardiolipin)
IgM Phospholipid Antibody (MPL)
IgG Phospholipid Antibody (GPL)
CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODY
IGG PL AB
IGM PL AB
IgG PHOSPHOLIPID Ab (GPL)
IGG PHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODY
IGM PHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODY
IgM PHOSPHOLIPID Ab (MPL)

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Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL serum

Additional Information

Note that both Cardiolipin Antibody and Lupus Anticoagulant are referred to as phospholipid antibodies.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

86147 x2

LOINC

Z35-6

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