AlphaKit AAT Detection - Chronic Pulmonary Disease Specialist Group Only - LG6573


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (AAT); Alpha-1 Detection Program; Grifols
Turnaround Time:7-10 days
Special Instructions:Sample to be collected by the Chronic Pulmonary Disease Specialist group using AlphaKit test collection kits. Requires patient agreeing to participate in voluntary AAT testing and must sign a genetic consent form.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:0.5 mL to saturate five 13 mm circles on filter paper (GeneAidyx/specimen form).
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL to saturate three 13 mm circles.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Let specimen dry at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (GeneAidyx)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Nationwide targeted detection program for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) that provides free screenings on symptomatic pulmonary patients who have not had previous testing. To be used to increase adherence to recommended guidelines for testing for A1AD.


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