Albumin/Globulin Ratio

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: A/G
POE DESCRIPTION: ALBUMIN GLOBULIN RATIO; A/G RATIO
CPT CODE: 84165
TEST INFORMATION: Test includes total protein, albumin, calculated globulin and calculated A/G ratio.
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 1.2-1.8; high ratio is usually clinically insignificant.
TEST SYNONYM(S):A/G Ratio