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Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Profile, A1A Geno, Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Genotype
A1A Total, Genotype, and reflex to Phenotype if appropriate
4.0 mL blood for both serum and EDTA whole blood
Volume and Container
5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube and 4.0 mL purple top EDTA blood tube
Storage and Transport
Both specimen stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Causes for Rejection
Serum and EDTA whole blood not submitted
Turn Around Time
5-15 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
82103, 81332, 82104 (if appropriate)
Mayo's preferred approach for diagnosing A1A deficiency. Determining the specific allelic variant (genotyping) for prognosis and genetic counseling.
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Test performed Monday and Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
PCR, Nephelometry, Isoelectric Focusing
Both serum and EDTA whole blood are required for testing
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
Normal individuals will have "non-Z, non-S" genotypes.
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type A1A Genotype in Test Name REF
Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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