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Anti-Cardiolipin IgG Antibody

Alternate Names
Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies, ACA, ACL, APA
Ordering Information

As of 4 March 2013 only an IgG will be tested when Anti-Cardiolipin Antibodies (ACA) are requested. If an IgM is required please first consult the Immunology laboratory, ph: 9496 3100.

A separate request is required for ACA IgM testing

Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen
Blood
Container
Serum tube (gold top)
Additional Collection Instructions

Can combine with other Immunology tests requiring same tube type.

If transporting from outside Austin Hospital, separate serum and transport at least 2 mL frozen serum.

Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
0.5mL
Frequency
Once a week
Reference Interval

ACL IgG : < 20 Units