Test Overview

Test Methodology

Nephelometry

Reference Range*

< or = 54 mg/dL

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Saturday

Analytic Time

2 - 3 days

Soft Order Code

A1APF

MiChart Code

Alpha-1-antitrypsin, Stool

Synonyms

Synonyms

A-1 Antitrypsin, Feces
A1AT, Feces
AAT, Feces
A1APF
ALPHA-1-ANTITRYPSIN, FECES
Alpha 1 Antitrypsin, Feces

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Mayo A1AF (182)

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect random stool sample and freeze.

Normal Volume

5 grams stool

Minimum Volume

Homogenized stool: 1 mL

Additional Information

Note, the recommended test for protein-losing enteropathy is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Clearance. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

82103

LOINC

9407-8

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