Test Overview
Test Methodology

Fixed Rate Time Nephelometry

Test Usage

Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein is an acute phase reactant found in a number of conditions. It migrates with the alpha-1 proteins on serum protein electrophoresis.

Reference Range *

39 - 115 mg/dL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Alpha 1 Acid Glycoprotein, NEPH
  • Immunosuppressive Acidic Protein (IAP)
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FA1GP (57736) (Quest Nichols 469)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Quest Nichols.

Billing
CPT Code
82985
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