Ordering Recommendation

Not a recommended panel for the definitive diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).

Mnemonic
PHOSPHA AB
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Immunoassay

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-9 days

New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens transported in separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83520 x3

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3001550 Phosphatidylcholine Ab IgG
3001551 Phosphatidylcholine Ab IgM
3001552 Phosphatidylcholine Ab IgA
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Aliases
Phosphatidylcholine Antibodies - IgG, IgM and IgA

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano Inc.