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pawsPathologyManual: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Phenotype

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Phenotype

Synonyms

A1A Pheno, Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Phenotype

Test Consists

A1A Total and A1A Phenotype

Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube

Storage and Transport

Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimen other than serum, hemolysis

Turn Around Time

3-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

82103, 82104

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,594

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Identification of homozygous and heterozygous phenotypes of the A1A deficiency.

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

Isoelectric Focusing, Nephelometry

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

A1A deficiency is usually associated with the Z phenotype, but genotypes such as SS and SZ are also associated with decreased A1A levels.

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref A1AP, Ref A1AT Phenotype

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir