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Lab Test Dictionary

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Mutation (15340X)

Methodology

Fluorescent Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism


Synonyms

Mutation, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin; AAT Mutation, Alpha-1 Protease Inhibitor (PI) Mutation; AAT Deficiency; Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Genotype

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

OtherGenetic Test

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Standard TAT

5-8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an EDTA (royal blue-top), sodium heparin (green-top), Lithium heparin (green-top) or ACD Solution B (yellow-top) tube are also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 8 Days; Refrigerated: 8 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood received frozen

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL Whole Blood


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. MJ approval required for inpatients.


CPT Codes

81332


Revised

11-16-16

Initials

SL