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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein, Serum (α-1 Acid Glycoprotein, Orosomucoid)

Test Name

Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein, Serum (α-1 Acid Glycoprotein, Orosomucoid)

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: Serum collected with or without gel separator. Fasting specimen preferred but not mandatory. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions Spin, sperate and freeze as soon as possible. Store and send frozen.

Rejection Criteria: Plasma, grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or microbially contaminated specimens, unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Stable refrigerated for 3 days.

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

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

5 days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

0.51 - 1.17 g/L

Test code




Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: October 04, 2019