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lupus anticoagulant

Name lupus anticoagulant
Specimen requirements 5 ml of citrate plasma
Procedure remarks Stable at room temperature for approx. 4 h;
platelet-poor plasma - centrifuge immediately.
Storage and transport deep-frozen transport and storage
Clinical utility suspicions of antiphospholipid syndrome, recurrent thrombosis, recurrent miscarriages
Methodology turbidimetry
Reference ranges < 1.2
Diagnostic recommendation purposeful additionally:
Cardiolipin antibodies, IgG and
cardiolipin antibodies, IgM, as well as
AAB against beta-2 glycoprotein 1
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory