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Cardiolipin IgG
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Information

Cardiolipin Antibody (IgG) – Cardiolipin antibodies (CA) are seen in a subgroup of patients with autoimmune disorders, particularly Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), who are at risk for vascular thrombosis, thrombocytopenia, cerebral infarct and/or recurrent spontaneous abortion. Elevations of CA associated with increased risk have also been seen in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, and primary Sjögren’s syndrome.

Methodology
EIA
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Refrigerated – 48 Hour(s), Frozen – 2 Month(s)

CPT Code(s)
86147