Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Phenotyping (Includes A-1-A Total)

Abbrev Code:A1APHT   
Order Code:LAB5572Order Name:Alpha 1 Antitrypsin
Synonyms:Protease Inhibitor Phenotype; Alpha 1 Antitrypsin
Methodology:Isoelectric focusing/Immunoturbidimetric
CPT Codes: 82104 x1, 82103 x1
Test Includes:Alpha-1-Antitrypsin and Phenotype
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 2-4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:1 week at room temperature; 3 months refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:80500


Reference Range:Alpha-1-Antitrypsin: 90-200 mg/dL. Phenotype: by report. Interpret with caution if the patient has been transfused within the previous 21 days.

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