Lupus Anticoagulant LUPAN

Method(s) Clotting, Enzyme Immunoassay
Components Dilute Russell Viper Venom Screen, APTT, Cardiolipin IgG, IgM & IgA Autoantibodies
Specimen Required
Collect

One adequately filled 3.0 mL light blue (sodium citrate) top tube AND One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.

Transport

**TIME SENSITIVE** For specimens that cannot be shipped to the laboratory to arrive within 4 hours of collection, see Collection and Processing of Coagulation Specimens information (link below).

Remarks

Draw blood into a light blue (sodium citrate) tube filled to the proper level (1 part anticoagulant to 9 parts blood). Invert tube 8-10 times to avoid clotting.

Stability Ambient; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks
Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens that are clotted, collected in the wrong specimen tube, less than 90% filled, exceed stability limits or hemolyzed are not acceptable for testing.

Schedule Mon, Thu
Billing Code 4010110
CPTCode 85613, 85730, 86147x3
Notes

Anticoagulant therapy may interfere with DRVVT and aPTT tests.

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

See Laboratory Report.

No Appointment Necessary
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