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1513: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Quantitative Print View
Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Quantitative NEPH  83 - 199  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin level may be increased in normal pregnancy and in several diseases including chronic pulmonary disease; hereditary angioedema; renal, gastric, liver and pancreatic diseases; diabetes; carcinomas and rheumatoid diseases. Alpha-1-Antitrypsin may be decreased in emphysema, hepatic cirrhosis, respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn, nephrosis, malnutrition and cachexia. If a deficiency is present, AAT phenotyping may be considered to confirm heterozygous versus homozygous deficiencies.

Centrifuge and transfer serum
specimens to clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s).

Reject Criteria:
Gross hemolysis; lipemia

Transport Temperature:
Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82103

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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