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Test Name:Alpha 1 Antitrypsin, Feces
Test Number:994
Collect:5 gram Random stool
Container:Mayo Stool Container
Processing:Submit entire specimen
Transport/Stability:Frozen (preferred) - 14 days
Refrigerated - 14 days
Ambient -14 days
Alternate Names:a-1-Antitrypsin, Feces
Alpha 1 Antitrypsin
Antitrypsin, Feces
MSO
LAB994
Performing Lab:Mayo Medical Labs (A1AF/182); R-MM
Days Set Up:Mo - Sa
Expected TAT:1 - 2 days
Ref. Ranges:≤ 54 µg/dL
Collection/
Processing Details:
Useful for: Diagnosing protein-losing enteropathies, especially when used in conjunction with serum alpha-1-antitrypsin (A1A) levels as a part of A1A clearance studies (see 8835, Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Clearance, Feces and Serum; preferred test)
Method:Nephelometry
CPT Codes:82103
Supply Connection:Mayo Stool Collection Jar
Date Created:12/20/2011
Revised Date:12/29/2016