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Test Code A1AG Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein

Clinical System Name

Alpha 1 Acid Glycoprotein

Synonyms

Alpha 1 Acid Glycoprotein
Orosomucoid

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Gold SST or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Overnight fasting is preferred.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Room temperature samples received at Quest are unacceptable.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate sample in the CPA refrigerator send-outs rack. Avoid freezing and thawing.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and aliquot into plastic tube. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

6 h

  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen

90 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, set up T, Th, Sa 2 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number

(800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

  mg/dL
Adults 39 - 115

 

Methodology

Method: Fixed Rate Time Nephelometry

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82985

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein (469X)

Reference Test Number:

26856P

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with the Quest courier.