Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M
is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests
To view the entire topic, please sign in or purchase a subscription.
Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:
-- The first section of this topic is shown below --
Antiphospholipid antibody, lupus anticoagulant, LA, ACA.
To detect the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies, which can lead to the development of blood vessel problems and complications including stroke, heart attack, and miscarriage.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Immunoassay, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
|IgA (APL = 1 unit IgA phospholipid)||IgG (GPL = 1 unit IgG phospholipid)||IgM (MPL = 1 unit IgM phospholipid)|
|Negative: 0–11 APL||Negative: 0–14 GPL||Negative: 0–12 MPL|
|Indeterminate: 12–19 APL||Indeterminate: 15–19 GPL||Indeterminate: 13–19 MPL|
|Low-medium positive: 20–80 APL||Low-medium positive: 20–80 GPL||Low-medium positive: 20–80 MPL|
|Positive: Greater than 80 APL||Positive: Greater than 80 GPL||Greater than 80 MPL|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please sign in or purchase a subscription --
Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425258/all/Anticardiolipin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A__Immunoglobulin_G__and_Immunoglobulin_M.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425258/all/Anticardiolipin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A__Immunoglobulin_G__and_Immunoglobulin_M. Accessed July 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425258/all/Anticardiolipin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A__Immunoglobulin_G__and_Immunoglobulin_M
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425258/all/Anticardiolipin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A__Immunoglobulin_G__and_Immunoglobulin_M.
TY - ELEC
T1 - Anticardiolipin Antibody, Immunoglobulin A, Immunoglobulin G, and Immunoglobulin M
ID - 425258
A1 - Bladh,Mickey Lynn,
AU - Van Leeuwen,Anne M,
BT - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425258/all/Anticardiolipin_Antibody__Immunoglobulin_A__Immunoglobulin_G__and_Immunoglobulin_M
PB - F.A. Davis Company
ET - 7
DB - Nursing Central
DP - Unbound Medicine