Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Feces


Sunquest Code:SA1A  
Epic Code:LAB558Epic Name:Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Stool
Synonyms:Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Feces
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-3 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Feces
Optimal Volume:5 grams
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 gram
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Diapers. Specimens in media or preservatives.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 5 g, 1 g minimum. Store refrigerated or frozen (preferred).
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated; 3 months frozen (preferred).
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011041


Interpretive

Reference Range:0.00 - 0.50 mg/g


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