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A phospholipid usually obtained from beef heart, used in combination with phosphatidylcholine and cholesterol as an antigen to diagnose syphilis.

[cardio- + lipin, lipid (Greek lipos, fat; see lipo- + -in).]
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Antinuclear antibodies, anti-double-stranded DNA antibodies, anticardiolipin immunoglobulin (Ig) G, anticardiolipin IgM were all negative.
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