Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein


Sunquest Code:A1AG  
Epic Code:LAB1015Epic Name:ALPHA 1 ACID GLYCOPROTEIN
Synonyms:Alpha 1 Acid Glycoprotein
Methodology:Nephelometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-5 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimen


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50002 (A1A GLYCO)


Interpretive

Reference Range:47-125 mg/dL


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