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Reproductive Immunology Associates
805-578-7000
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(805) 578-7000
(805) 578-7004
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Quick Laboratory Reference


Recurrent Miscarriage
Test 12 weeks pre-procedure Upon confirmation pregnancy (+HCG) Every
4 weeks through 24
12 & 24 weeks gestation Tube Requirements
APLA X X X   female - 10 cc SST
male - (2)  10 cc Na heparin
APA X X   X female - 10 cc SST
ANA X X   X female - 10 cc SST
IP X X   X female - 4 cc EDTA
NKA X X   * female - (2)  10 cc Na heparin
DQA X       female - 4 cc EDTA
male - 4 cc EDTA
DQB# +       male - 10 cc ACD
F II P X       female - 10 cc ACD
F V L X       female - 10 cc ACD
MTHFR X       female - 10 cc ACD

Infertility, pre-IVF/ET
Test 4 weeks before
procedure
4 weeks
gestation
12 weeks
gestation
  Tube Requirements
APA X X X   female - 10 cc SST
ATA X       female - 10 cc SST
IP X X X   female - 4 cc EDTA
NKA X X *   female - (2)  10 cc Na heparin
DQA X       female - 4 cc EDTA
male - 4 cc EDTA
DQB# +       male - 10 cc ACD

# Investigational
* Repeat if IP is abnormal
+ Perform on male if couple shares DQA 4 or if male is DQA 2, 2

ANA - Antinuclear Antibodies
APA - Antiphospholipid Antibodies
APLA - Antipaternal Leukocyte Antibodies
ATA - Antithyroid Antibodies
DQA - DQ Alpha
DQB - DQ Beta
IP - Immunophenotype
NKA - Natural Killer Cell Assay
F II P - Factor II (prothrombin) Mutation
F V L - Factor V Leiden Mutation
MTHFR - Methylene Tetrahydrofolate Reductase Mutation

Other studies available, please inquire.