Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Panel Order Code : APHSA2
Note: Test performed by Special Coagulation Lab
Synonyms: Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies
Specimen Type: Platelet-Free Plasma
Container Type: 2 full Light Blue-top tubes
Required Volume: 2 full Blue-top tubes (4.5mL blood each)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 full Blue-top tubes (2.7mL blood each)
Methodology: See methodology for individual tests (LUPUS, ACA. B2GP1, APSPT and DRVVTP) in this panel.
Components: Anticardiolipin Antibody, IgG and IgM; Lupus Anticoagulant;Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1; Dilute Russell Viper Venom; Phosphatidylserine/Prothrombin Antibodies
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri, batched, urgent test upon request
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Plasma: Within 1 hour of collection, centrifuge tube to obtain platelet-poor plasma. The plasma is transferred to a plastic tube to be spun a second time to remove the platelet and obtain platelet-free plasma. Aliquot platelet-free plasma into plastic tubes (2 aliquots). Freeze immediately. CRITICAL FROZEN.
CPT Codes: See each individual tests
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3285
SHC EPIC Code: LABAPHSA2
Causes For Rejection: Clotted, icteric, lipemic, gross hemolysis, improperly filled tube, received thawed.
Department: Coagulation