Item Value
Test name Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Panel
Available Stat? No
Performed by Parnassus Hematology, Immunology
Normal range
Container type Blue tops filled to full extent of vacuum x 2 and Gold top x1 (Red top acceptable)
Amount to Collect Two full Blue tops AND 2 mL blood in Gold top (Red top acceptable)
Collection Instructions Check the expiration date on the label of the blue top vacutainer before drawing the patient

Fill 2 Blue tops to full extent of vacuum, Gold top (or Red top) must contain at least 2 mL blood.

For patients with Hct's ≥ 55% please contact Hematology (Parnassus: 3-1747, Mission Bay 6-1094) to obtain blue top tubes with adjusted citrate volumes in order to maintain the proper citrate to plasma ratio for coagulation studies.
Sample type Citrated plasma AND serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667