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Prothrombin Antibodies, IgG & IgM
2004411
Ordering Recommendation
Preferred second-line testing for strong suspicion of seronegative antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). Order incrementally or concurrently with other non-criteria antiphospholipid antibody tests.
Mnemonic
PROTHROMPN
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Mon
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube or lt. blue (sodium citrate).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed, grossly icteric, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0051302Prothrombin Antibody, IgGLess than 20.0 Units
0051303Prothrombin Antibody, IgMLess than 20.0 Units

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.


Note
CPT Code(s)
86849 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051302Prothrombin Antibody, IgG40595-1
0051303Prothrombin Antibody, IgM40596-9
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Aliases
  • Anti-Prothrombin Antibodies
  • Antiprothrombin Antibodies
  • aPT Antibodies
  • Prothrombin IgG IgM