Policy on Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies

All requests for anti-phopholipid antibodies, anti-cardiolipin antibodies or anti-beta-2-glycoprotein-I (B2GPI) antibodies will be tested for both IgG anti-cardiolipin and IgG B2GPI antibodies.

In addition samples with clinical details such as young CVA/TIA, recurrent abortions/miscarriages will also be booked in for anti-phospholipid antibodies.

Tests that are positive should be repeated followin a 12 week period to confirm the result.

Page updated: 10/10/14| Updated by: Anna McHugh