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Beta 2-glycoprotein 1 antibodies


Lab Code : B2GP1


Test Background
β2-glycoprotein 1 is a co-factor for anticardiolipin antibodies. Anti-β2-glycoprotein antibodies are seen in antiphospholipid syndrome and can be related to the development of arterial and venous thromboses, venous thromboembolism, thrombocytopenia and fetal loss.


Clinical Indications
Assessment and diagnosis of: vascular thrombosis and/or recurrent fetal loss thrombocytopenia heart valve disease nephropathy neurological disease.


Reference Range
Negative


Sample Required
RST (rust top)


Sample Volume
5-10 mL (1 mL serum)


Turnaround Time
7 days


Notes
Currently awaiting accreditation for this test


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