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7290 Antiphospholipid Evaluation

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days, Refrigerated
2 Months, Frozen
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Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 2 Serum Separator Tube (SST)s
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 5.00 mL
Min Vol: 3.00 mL

Method

Immunoassay (IA) & Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Schedule

Tuesday; Thursday & Saturday

Turn-Around Time

Send-Out

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

Phospholipid antibodies are associated with SLE, lupus-like disease, and the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). Clinical problems are generally related to arterial and deep venous thromboses, recurrent spontaneous abortion, neurological and cardiological manifestations and thrombocytopenia

CPT Codes

83520, 86147, 86148

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