cardiolipin

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cardiolipin

[‚kärd·ē·ō′lip·ən]
(biochemistry)
A complex phospholipid found in the ether alcohol extract of powdered beef heart; mixed with leutin and cholesterol, it functions as the antigen in the Wassermann complement-fixation test for syphilis. Also known as diphosphatidyl glycerol.
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The relevant hematological and autoimmune work-up includes testing for ANA, ANCA, anti-ds-DNA, anti-Sm, antiphospholipid antibodies, anticardiolipin antibodies, protein C, protein S, antithrombin III, and homocysteine.
Extensive prothrombotic work-up was initiated and included protein C, protein S, antithrombin functional activity, anti-nuclear antibodies, lupus anticoagulant, anti-[beta]2 glycoprotein antibodies, anticardiolipin antibodies, JAK2 V617F, and Factor V Leiden mutation as well as PNH flow cytometry for CD 56 and CD 59 which were all negative.
Venereal disease research laboratory, serology for hepatitis B and C, cytomegalovirus, HSV type 2, antinuclear antibodies, anticytoplasmic antibodies, anticardiolipin antibodies, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies were negative.

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