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  • Lupus Anticoagulant Profile

    Test Name:Lupus Anticoagulant Profile
    Epic Order Code:LAB478
    CPT Code:85705  
    Specimen(s) Type:Citrated plasma (4 full tubes) and Serum
    Acceptable Container(s):4 X 1 X
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8 am - 3 pm
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 3 - 5 days
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures. Collect red top tube before the blue top tubes. 4 full blue top tubes and 1 red top tube are required.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen for 10 minutes at 3500 RPM. Remove plasma and serum from cells, and place in separate transport tubes. Label each tube according to sample type, plasma or serum. Store and transport at 2-8° C for up to 3 hours. If testing is delayed beyond this, the sample must be stored and transported frozen at -20° C and delivered to lab within 2 weeks.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, grossly hemolyzed, clotted, under or over-filled tube.
    Reference Range:aPTT: 23.4 - 35.1 sec.
     APTT with PSL: 25.9 - 40.0 sec.
     DRVVT: Negative
     Dilute PT: Negative
     PT INR: 9.9 - 13.2 sec.
     INR: 0.9 - 1.2
    Beta II Glycoprotein:IgG: 0 - 20
     IgM: 0 - 20
     IgA: 0 - 20
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