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pawsPathologyManual: A-2-Macroglobulin

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

A-2-Macroglobulin

Synonyms

A2M, A-2-Macroglobulin

Test Consists

 

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

Specimens other than serum

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

83883

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,575

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Evaluation of patients with nephrotic syndrome and pancreatitis

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

Nephelometry

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

Values are elevated in the nephrotic syndrome in proportion to the severity of protein loss (lower molecular weight).  Values are low in proteolytic diseases such as pancreatitis

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type A2M in Test Name REF

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