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pawsPathologyManual: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Feces

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Feces

Synonyms

A1A Feces, A1A Feces, Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Feces

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

5 gram of stool

Volume and Container

Sterile container

Storage and Transport

Stool stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than stool

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

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,596

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Diagnosing protein-losing enteropathies.

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

Patients with protein-losing enteropathies generally A1A stool concentrations >100 mg/mL

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type A1A Feces in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir