Acid Labile Subunit (ALS)

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Acid Labile Subunit (ALS)
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-8 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL (does not permit repeat analysis)
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 1 hour of collection 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:24 hours refrigerated; 2 years frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Pan Labs via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:500012


Reference Range:
Less than 1 year 0.2 - 7.9 mg/L
1 - 10 year 1.0 - 13.0 mg/L
11 - 17 year 5.6 - 16.0 mg/L
18 years & older 6.0 - 17.0 mg/L

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