Antiphospholipid Syndrome Comp

Test ID: 


CPT code:

85597, 85732 (x2), 85598, 86147
(x3), 86148 (x2), 86146 (x3), 86849, 85613 (x2), 85730

Clinical Use:

Determine the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies, using either clot-based or ELISA technology, that may be associated with an increased risk for arterial or venous thrombosis or obstetric complications. These antibodies may also be the cause of an elevated activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT).

Test Information:

Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT); aPTT 1:1 NP; aPTT 1:1 saline; anticardiolipin antibody, IgA, IgG, IgM; antiphosphatidylserine, IgG, IgM; antiprothrombin antibody, IgG; β2-glycoprotein 1, IgA, IgG, IgM; dilute Russell’s viper venom time (dRVVT) confirm seconds; dilute Russell’s viper venom time (dRVVT) ratio; hexagonal phospholipid neutralization; lupus anticoagulant interpretation; platelet neutralization

Specimen Type:

Plasma, frozen; 

Serum, room temperature

Requested Volume: 

Three 2-mL citrated plasma tubes

 2 mL serum

Container Type: 

Blue-top (sodium citrate) platelet-free plasma tubes

and red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


Serum/plasma must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Send serum/plasma in plastic transport tubes. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions:

Plasma, frozen;

Serum, room temperature.

Stability Requirements:

Stable at room temperature, refrigerated, or frozen for 14 days.

Rejection Criteria

Wrong sample type; fibrin clot in plasma sample

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