Tartrate Resistant Acid Phosphatase


Sunquest Code:TRAP  
Epic Code:LAB5657Epic Name:Tartrate Resistant Acid Phosphatase
Synonyms:Gaucher Biomarker; TRAP; TRAP Activity
Methodology:Enzymatic assay
CPT Code:84060
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 7-14 days.
Special Instructions:Time and temperature-sensitive; please collect and ship specimen on the same day. Specimens must be received within 4 days of collection. In warm weather, please ship on ice packs.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; quantity not sufficient for analysis; improper container or sample greater than 4 days old.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature within 24 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Genzyme (Integrated Genetics) New Mexico)
Referral Lab number:373


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Monitoring the treatment of Gaucher's disease.


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