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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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Apo A1, Apolipo A, Apolipoprotein A1
4.0 mL blood
Volume and Container
4.0 mL purple top EDTA blood tube
Storage and Transport
EDTA plasma stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Causes for Rejection
Specimens other than EDTA plasma, warm plasma, gross hemolysis, gross icteric
Turn Around Time
5-10 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
Evaluation of risk for atherosclerotic disease, detection of Tangier disease
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Test performed Monday-Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Automated Turbidimetric Immunoassay
Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before specimen is drawn
Collect blood following a 12-14 hour fast.
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
Fasting for <12 hours or intake of alcohol during the 24 hours prior to specimen collection may invalidate test results.
Values <90 mg/dL indicate increased risk for atherosclerotic disease
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type Apo A in Test Name REF
Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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