Apolipoprotein A-1
0050030
Ordering Recommendation
Not recommended for cardiovascular disease risk assessment. Use to detect the very rare familial alpha-lipoprotein deficiency.
Mnemonic
APO A-1
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Freshly drawn fasting specimen.  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
Separate serum from cells ASAP.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
Male: 94-178 mg/dL
Female: 101-199 mg/dL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
This protein is found in high density lipoprotein.
CPT Code(s)
82172
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050030Apolipoprotein A-11869-7
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Aliases
  • Plasma Apo A
  • APO A
  • APO-1
  • APO-A
  • APO-A1
  • APOA
  • ApoA/apoA
  • High Density Lipoprotein, A-1