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ID:899 Anti Beta-2-Glycoprotein-1 Antibodies
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DescriptionAnti Beta-2-Glycoprotein-1 antibodies (IgG) are found in some cases of Lupus anticoagulant and anti-phospholipid syndrome.
IndicationInvestigation of Lupus anticoagulant as a secondary test
Additional InfoA raised anti Beta-2-Glycoprotein-1 antibodies in conjunction with clinical symptoms is considered an indicator of anti phospholipid syndrome. Anti-cardiolipin Ab will also be testetd when anti-B2GP1 Ab are requested. Also see entrt for anti-cardiolipin Ab.
Concurrent TestsCoagulation screen, Lupus anticoagulant
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationIt is recommended that positive results are confirmed after 12 weeks.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum gel or no gel
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Collection Conditions
Min. Vol

Ref. Range (Male) < 20
Ref. Range (Female) < 20
Ref. Range (Paed) < 20
Ref. Range Notes
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentSpecialist test only requested as part of an investigation by a medical haematologist

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/07/2020 13:11:54. Published By B Dickinson on 18/07/2019 13:11:54.