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  Anti-Cardiolipin, IgG Specimen Type:
  also known as Cardiolipin Antibody

Blood


RHEUMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
NEGATIVE N/A <15 GPL N/A
BORDERLINE 15 20 GPL N/A
LOW-MED POSITIVE 21 80 GPL N/A
HIGH POSITIVE >80 N/A GPL N/A
Unit of measure: GPL
Ideal sample: 7 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Microbial Contamination, Hemolysis, Lipemia, Azide, Heat-Treated, or Specimens Containing Visible Particulates
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Rheumatology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekly
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 1 Week
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Special Instructions: Assay methods may not be used interchangeably, the magnitude of the reported IgG levels cannot be correlated to an endpoint titer.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
SOFT abbreviation: CRDLP
Secondary code: 7510, CRDLP
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A