ANTICARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES (ACA) IGG IGM QUANTITATIVE

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: CARD
UPHSM LIS Test #: 5610
Schedule:
Testing Time:
Testing Lab: UP Health System-Marquette

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 mL (0.5 min) serum
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: 1 SST Or Plain Red-Top
Collection Info:
Spin separate and send in screw capped tube.

Methods

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) detecting isotype-specific ACA binding to a microtiter plate coated with purified cardiolipin antigen

Clinical Utilities

Anticardiolipin antibodies are often present in individuals with the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.

CPT Codes

86147 x 2

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

IgG:
• Negative


IgM:
• Negative