Ordering Recommendation

Limited clinical use.

Mnemonic

A1A GLYCO

Methodology

Quantitative Nephelometry

Performed

Wed, Sat

Reported

1-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube or green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

47-125 mg/dL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

82985

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050002 Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein 2685-6
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Aliases

  • ORM
  • A1AG
  • AAG
  • AGP
  • AIAG
  • Orosomucoid
Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein