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Reproductive Immunology Associates
805-578-7000
Location
(805) 578-7000
(805) 578-7004
WMatzner@aol.com

Laboratory Schedules


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

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

* Repeat if IP is abnormal
# Investigational
+ 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