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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
beta 2 glycoprotein antibodies
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
6 mL
Reference Ranges
Negative <5 u, borderline 5-8 u, positive >8u
Storage
4C
Discipline
Immunology
Clinical notes
Found in anti-phospholipid syndrome (clinical features- recurrent spontaneous abortion, recurrent venous or arterial thromboses and thrombocytopaenia). It may occur as a primary or secondary syndrome to SLE.
Turn around time
14 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017