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Test Name

Cardiolipin Antibody (IgM)

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CPT Code(s)**

86147
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

Reference Range(s)

Cardiolipin Antibody IgM

≤12 MPL Negative
13-20 MPL Indeterminate
21-80 MPL Low to medium positive
>80 MPL High positive

Clinical Significance

Cardiolipin antibodies (CA) are seen in a subgroup of patients with autoimmune disorders, particularly Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), who are at risk for vascular thrombosis, thrombocytopenia, cerebral infarct and/or recurrent spontaneous abortion. Elevations of CA associated with increased risk have also been seen in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis and primary Sjögren's syndrome.

Test FAQ

Antiphospholipid Antibodies

Alternative Name(s)

Phospholipid Antibody, IgM,Anti-Cardiolipin IgM

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

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Cardiolipin Antibody (IgM)
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