APOLIPOPROTEIN A-1

Mnemonic

APOA1

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Patient should be fasting

Collect

Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) top tube

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Nephelometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (50030)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82172

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM