Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Anti Cardiolipin Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum Order Code : ACA
Note: Test performed by Special Coagulation Lab
Synonyms: ACA; Anticardiolipin Ab IgG IgM
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Preferred: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive; Acceptable: SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
Standard Run Times: Batched, once per week
Turnaround Time: Day of run
Special Handling: Centrifuge, separate serum and freeze. Label tube "Serum".
CPT Codes: 86147 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB464
SHC EPIC Code: LABACA
Causes For Rejection: Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic serum
Department: Coagulation