Specimen Requirements

Title

ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2-4 Days Performed Sun-Thurs

Clinical Use

Detect antibodies directed at phospholipid epitopes

Test Code

ACLW