Test Name: ANTICARDIOLIPIN
EPIC Search Term: LABACAPN2
Synonyms: ACAPN2,CARDIOLIPIN,PHOSPHOLID,ACAPNL,ANTICARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODY PANEL
Panel Composition: Anti-Cardiolipin IgG (ACAIGG)
Anti-Cardiolipin IgM (ACAIGM)
Preferred Container: 1 x 3 mL Red No Additive Tube
Sample Type: Serum
Draw Volume: 3.0 mL
Interfering Substances: Addition of azide or other perservative to the test samples may adversely affect the results.

Microbially contaminated, heat-treated or specimens containing visible particulate should not be used.

Grossly hemolyed or lipemic serum or specimens should be avoided.
Testing Frequency: Wednesday
Expected Turn Around Time: 7 days
Reference Ranges:

Anti-Cardiolipin IgG<23.0 GPL
Anti-cardiolipin IgM<11.0 MPL


Test Performed By: Texas Children's Hospital Pathology Services

Available at TCH Main Campus: 832-824-5152
6621 Fannin, MC 1-2261
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Lab Section: Coagulation