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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

α-1 Antitrypsin (Alpha-1-Antitrypsin), Serum

Test Name

α-1 Antitrypsin (Alpha-1-Antitrypsin), Serum

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 mL serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity.

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions: Specimen must be labelled properly. Sperate as soon and possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable refrigerated at 2-8°C for 14 days and frozen at or below -20 °C for more than 14 days.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

3 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

<= 5.0 RU/mL

Test Code

A1ATR

Methodology

ELISA

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019