Days Set Up
Mon-Fri
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Cardiolipin Antibody
Soft Order Code
CAB

Test Updated:

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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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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube.

Collection Offsite

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

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86147 x2
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
Z35-6

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.