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Test ID: CLIPG    
Phospholipid (Cardiolipin) Antibodies, IgG, IgM, and IgA, Serum

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Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

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Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

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Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.


<10.0 GPL (negative)

10.0-14.9 GPL (borderline)

15.0-39.9 GPL (weakly positive)

40.0-79.9 GPL (positive)

> or =80.0 GPL (strongly positive)

GPL refers to IgG Phospholipid Units. One GPL unit is 1 microgram of IgG antibody. 

Reference values apply to all ages.



<10.0 MPL (negative)

10.0-14.9 MPL (borderline)

15.0-39.9 MPL (weakly positive)

40.0-79.9 MPL (positive)

> or =80.0 MPL (strongly positive)

MPL refers to IgM Phospholipid Units. One MPL unit is 1 microgram of IgM antibody. 

Reference values apply to all ages. 



<10.0 APL (negative)

10.0-14.9 APL (borderline)

15.0-39.9 APL (weakly positive)

40.0-79.9 APL (positive)

> or =80.0 APL (strongly positive)

APL refers to IgA Phospholipid Units. One APL unit is 1 microgram of IgA antibody. 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

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Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

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Clinical Reference Provides recommendations for further in-depth reading of a clinical nature

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