Test Catalog

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

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

Testing for phospholipid antibodies is indicated in the following clinical situations:

-Unexplained arterial or venous thrombosis

-A history of pregnancy morbidity defined as 1 or more unexplained deaths of a morphologically normal fetus beyond the 10th week of gestation, 1 or more premature births before 34 weeks of gestation caused by severe preeclampsia or placental insufficiency, or 3 or more unexplained, consecutive spontaneous abortions before the 10th week of gestation with no identifiable maternal hormonal or anatomic, or maternal or paternal chromosomal causes

-Presence of an unexplained cutaneous circulatory disturbance, eg, livido reticularis or pyoderma gangrenosum

-Presence of a systemic rheumatic disease especially lupus erythematosus

-Unexplained thrombocytopenia or hemolytic anemia

-Possible nonbacterial, thrombotic endocarditis

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
MCLIPPhospholipid Ab IgM, SYesYes
GCLIPPhospholipid Ab IgG, SYesYes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Phospholip Ab (Cardiolip) IgM/IgG

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies
Anticardiolipin Antibodies
Antiphospholipid Antibodies
Cardiolipin Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Serum
Phospholipid Antibodies (Cardiolipin Antibodies), IgG and IgM, Serum