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.
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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

This protein is found in high density lipoprotein.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82172

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050030 Apolipoprotein A-1 1869-7
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Aliases
  • Plasma Apo A
  • APO A
  • APO-1
  • APO-A
  • APO-A1
  • APOA
  • ApoA/apoA
  • High Density Lipoprotein, A-1
Apolipoprotein A-1