Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein

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

Collection Instructions

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.
Stability:After seperation of cells: 8 hours at room temperature; 8 days refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50002


Reference Range:47-125 mg/dL

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