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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Cardiolipin Antibodies

Synonyms

Antiphospholipid
ACA
ACL
CARG

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$15.48

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Gold or Red tube

Paediatric Specimen

Paediatric Gold or Red tube

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

300uL Serum

Aliquot Transport

Chilled

Test Information

Department

Immunology

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Batched weekly

Method

Bioflash (CLIA)

Unit Of Measurement

CU

Reference Interval

≤ 20 CU

Uncertainty Of Measurement

<25%

Additional Information

Cardiolipin IgG antibodies only are tested.

Other tests for antiphospholipid syndrome include lupus anticoagulant and anti-B2GPI antibodies.