Alpha1-Antitrypsin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: A1AT
POE DESCRIPTION: ALPHA1 ANTITRYPSIN; A1AT
CPT CODE:

 

DAYS PERFORMED:

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

 

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 4 ml and SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Adults: 87-206 mg/dL.
METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric

TEST SYNONYM(S):AAT; Acute Phase Protein