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Antiphospholipid Antibody Panel

Order Name PHOS PN AB
Test Number: 5575075
Revision Date 10/19/2021
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
PT with INR (Prothrombin Time) and
aPTT (Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time)

Clot Detection See Panel Details 
Lupus Anticoagulant PTT Screen
Clot Detection 34571-0 
Dilute Russell Viper Venom (DRVVT) Profile
Assay Dependant See Panel Details 
Cardiolipin Antibodies, IgM and IgG
Chemiluminescence Assay See Panel Details 
Beta-2-Glycoprotein IgG and IgM Antibody
Chemiluminescence Assay See Panel Details 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred See Instructions See Instructions See Special Instructions Frozen
Instructions Please list the patient's anticoagulant on the "Coagulopathy Questionnaire Form" and submit with specimen or fax to 918-744-3236.
Please Collect the following tubes:
Six to eight (2.7mL) 3.2% Sodium Citrate (Blue Top) Tubes.
One (10mL) Clot Activator SST (Red/Gray Top) tube.
(Serum specimen must be drawn within 72 hours of other specimens if not collected at the same time.)
Each 2.7mL Sodium Citrate 3.2% (Blue Top) tube must be filled to the proper level, no hemolysis. Improperly filled tubes can give erroneous results.
Whole blood must be transported to lab immediately.
If testing cannot be started within 4 hours of collection the specimen must be double spun then aliquot 1.5mL from each tube into individual plastic aliquot tubes and freeze. 
Specimen Stability:
Plasma: Frozen 1 month, Refrigerated 4 hours, Room temperature N/A.
Serum: Frozen 1 month, Refrigerated 48 hours, Room temperature 8 hours.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Monday - Friday, Day Shift 
Expected TAT Testing Dependant   
Clinical Use Helpful in Screening for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).
Not recommended when patients are taking Pradaxa®, Xarelto® and Apixaban®  
Notes A pathology report will be provided if abnormal results are obtained during the initial testing.
CPT Code(s) 86147x2, 85730, 85610, 85705, 86146x2, 85613 (possible additional 85613 may be added)
Initial Testing: PT, PTT, DRVVT, PTT-LA, Cardiolipin G/M, Beta 2 Glycoprotein.
Possible Reflex Testing: Hepzyme, Thrombin Time, Hexagonal Phase Phospholipid, Inhibitor Screen.
Lab Section Coagulation