Chapter 16. Evaluation of Antiphospholipid Antibodies

  1. Steve Kitchen PhD Clinical Scientist Scientific Director2,3,4,
  2. John D. Olson MD, PhD Professor Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs5 and
  3. F. Eric Preston MD, FRCPath, FRCP Emeritus Professor of Hematology Director6,7
  1. M. Greaves MD, FRCP, FRCPath

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303575.ch16

Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis

Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis

How to Cite

Greaves, M. (2008) Evaluation of Antiphospholipid Antibodies, in Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis (eds S. Kitchen, J. D. Olson and F. E. Preston), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303575.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Sheffield Hemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK

  2. 3

    UK National External Quality Assessment Scheme (EQAS) for Blood Coagulation, Sheffield, UK

  3. 4

    WHO and WFH International External Quality Assessment Programs for Blood Coagulation, Sheffield, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA

  5. 6

    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

  6. 7

    WHO and WFH International External Quality Assessment Programs for Blood Coagulation, Rutledge Mews, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168038

Online ISBN: 9781444303575

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Keywords:

  • antiphospholipid syndrome and thrombosis and pregnancy failure;
  • antiphospholipid antibodies;
  • lupus anticoagulants and lupus anticoagulant assays;
  • kaolin clotting time;
  • dilute Russell's viper venom time;
  • lupus anticoagulant assay performance;
  • lupus anticoagulant assay in subjects treated with coumarin;
  • anticardiolipin assays;
  • anticardiolipin assay performance;
  • anti-β2-glycoprotein I antibody assays

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Antiphospholipid syndrome

  • Antiphospholipid antibodies

  • Lupus anticoagulants

  • Lupus anticoagulant assays

  • Lupus anticoagulant assay performance

  • Assay of lupus anticoagulant in subjects treated with coumarin

  • Anticardiolipin assays

  • Anticardiolipin assay performance

  • Anti-β2-glycoprotein I antibody assays

  • Anti-β2-glycoprotein I antibody assay performance

  • Summary and conclusions

  • References