Alpha-1-Antitrypsin

Last Modified: 12/18/2018 10:46:03 AM


Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 8 hours Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Received Ambient
Reference Range:

Refer to interpretive results

Methodology: Isoelectric Focusing (IEF)
Clinical Significance: More than 40 phenotypes of AAT exist. The inherited deficiency, seen most often as the ZZ, SS and SZ phenotypes, is associated with neonatal hepatitis and infantile cirrhosis. In adults, these phenotypes are associated with chronic lung disease, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 7 days
Days Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 853
Alternate Test Names: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin PhenotypRâ„¢ w/o total AAT
CPT Coding: 82104

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