Which lab tests are performed in the workup of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome studies include the following: [25]

  • Prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), which does not correct with mixing

  • Screening for lupus anticoagulant

  • Anticardiolipin antibody by ELISA

  • Anti-β2-microglobulin-1 antibody by ELISA


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