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Apolipoprotein, A1; serum

CPT Code

82172

Specimen Requirements

1 mL Serum
Fasting recommended

Collection Container/Tube

Red-top tube (no additive). Alternative: Serum gel separator tube (SST). Can be performed on plasma - use an EDTA (purple-top) tube.

Transport Container/Tube

Clear plastic serum/plasma transfer vial

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Stability Information

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
37°C/99°F: 7 days

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Turnaround Time

5 - 7 days

Reference Intervals

Sex Age
Both 1-199 years 115-220 mg/dL