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15340: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin (AAT) Mutation Analysis, Genotype Print View
A-1 Antitrypsin Mutation      
Clinical Indication      
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PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Heparin 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  DNA, extracted   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Bld Heparin Lithium   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  

Individuals who carry two copies (homozygous) for the Z allele are at a higher risk to develop liver disease and emphysema.

5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
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Alternative
Whole blood collected in EDTA (royal blue-top), sodium heparin
(green-top), Lithium heparin (green-top), ACD solution B (yellow-top)
or ACD solution A (yellow-top), Extracted DNA
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Transport Temperature: Room temperature
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Reject Criteria: Whole blood received frozen
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
81332

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.

Notes
Rare alleles (other than S and Z types) are not tested for by this assay. `< *The 2012 AMA CPT codebook contains Tier 1 and Tier 2 Molecular Pathology Procedures as well as Molecular Pathology Procedures to be coded by procedure rather than analyte. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. `< METHODOLOGY: Fluorescent Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism






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