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Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgG and IgM Antibodies


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Test Name
Beta-2 Glycoprotein IgG and IgM Antibodies
Alternate Names
beta-2 glycoprotein 1 autoab
glycoprotein 1, beta-2 AB
Test Code
B2 IgGIgM
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Requirements
Minimum of 1.0 mL serum
Supplies for Submission
SST/Gold Top (1)
Specimen Collection
  1. Label serum separator tube (SST) with two identifiers. Acceptable identifiers include patient’s name, date of birth, social security number, requisition number, and medical record number.
  2. Allow SST contents to clot in an upright position for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection and refrigerate.
Storage Requirements
Refrigerated.
Specimens are stable if stored at room temperature for 8 hours, refrigerated for 2 days, or frozen for longer than 2 days.
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
CPT Code
86146x2