Anti-Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies, IgG & IgM
This assay is used in the diagnosis of antiphospholipid
Vascular Thrombosis: One or more clinical episodes of arterial, venous or small-vessel thrombosis in any
tissue or organ.
- One or more unexplained deaths of a morphologically normal fetus at or beyond the tenth week of gestation, with normal fetal morphology documented by ultrasound.
- One or more premature births of a morphologically normal neonate before the 34th week of gestation because of (a) eclampsia or severe preeclampsia divined according to standard definitions or (b) recognized features of placental insufficiency.
- Three or more unexplained consecutive spontaneous abortions before the tenth week of gestation, with maternal anatomic or hormonal abnormalities and paternal and maternal chromosomal causes excluded.
- Anti-β2 glycoprotein-I antibody of IgG and/or IgM isotype in serum or plasma (in titer > the 99th percentile)
- Specimens greater than 24 hours old
- Ambient: Unacceptable
- Refrigerated: 24 hours
- Frozen: Unacceptable
- β2 GPI IgG ≤ 20 SGU U/mL
- β2 GPI IgM ≤ 20 SMU U/mL
- β2 GPI IgG > 20 SGU U/mL
- β2 GPI IgM > 20 SMU U/mL
UFHPL Test #: 60020