Ordering Recommendation

Acceptable panel for second-line testing for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) risk estimation when results for aPL criteria tests are negative or equivocal.

Mnemonic
NCAPS PAN
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Thu

Reported

1-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.9 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Heat-inactivated, grossly hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0050906 Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgG Less than 11 U/mL
0050907 Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgM Less than 25 U/mL
2009447 Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin Antibody, IgG 0-30 Units
2009449 Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin Antibody, IgM 0-30 Units
0051302 Prothrombin Antibody, IgG Effective 5/21/2018
Less than 20 Units

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86148 x2; 83516 x2; 86849

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050906 Phosphatidylserine Antibody IgG 32032-5
0050907 Phosphatidylserine Antibody IgM 32033-3
0051302 Prothrombin Antibody, IgG 40595-1
2009448 Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin IgG
2009450 Phosphatidylserine and Prothrombin IgM
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • ACA and non-criteria APS panel
  • aCL and non-criteria APS panel
  • aCL and non-criteria APS;
  • APS aCL and non-criteria panel
Non-Criteria Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) (aPs, aPt, aPs/aPt) Antibodies Panel