Nephelometry, Spectrophotometry (SP)
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
4-7 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Overnight fasting is preferred.
Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen: 28 Days
Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemic; Patients <2 years old; QNS for one or more analytes
3.5 mL Serum
2 mL Serum
Serum should be separated from the cells as soon as possible after visible clot formation (usually 15-30 minutes after collection). Avoid freezing and thawing.
Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT), Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, Apolipoprotein A1, Total Bilirubin, Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT), Haptoglobin, Fibrosis Score, and Necroinflammat Act Score.