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26158 Apolipoprotein A1, Plasma (APLA1)

Apolipoprotein A1, Plasma (APLA1)
Test Code: APLA1SO
Useful For

Evaluation of risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.  

Helpful to aid in the detection of Tangier disease.

Specimen Requirements
Fasting RequiredSpecimen TypePreferred Container/TubeAcceptable Container/TubeSpecimen VolumeSpecimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No​EDTA Plasma​Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​1 mL​0.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions

​Centrifuge and aliquot 1 ml of plasma. Send refrigerated.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
​Plasma EDTA ​​Refrigerate (preferred)​8 days
​Frozen​60 days
Rejection Criteria
Grossly Hemolyzed
​Grossly Icteric
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing LocationDay(s) Test PerformedAnalytical TimeMethodology/Instrumentation
​Mayo Clinic Laboratories​Monday through Saturday​2 days​Immunoturbidimetric Assay
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Performing LocationReference Range
​Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Males

<24 months: not established

2-17 years:                  

       Low: <115 mg/dL

       Borderline low: 115-120 mg/ dl

       Acceptable: >120 mg/dL

>18 years: >=120 mg/dl

Females

<24 months: not established

2-17 years:                  

       Low: <115 mg/dl

       Borderline low: 115-120 mg/dL

       Acceptable: >120 mg/dL

>18 years: >=140 mg/dl

 

Interpretation

​Low levels of apolipoprotein Al (ApoAl) confer increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

ApoAl <25 mg/dl may aid in the detection of a genetic disorder such as Tangier disease.

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Ordering Applications
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Specimen Requirements
Fasting RequiredSpecimen TypePreferred Container/TubeAcceptable Container/TubeSpecimen VolumeSpecimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No​EDTA Plasma​Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​1 mL​0.5 mL
Collection Processing

​Centrifuge and aliquot 1 ml of plasma. Send refrigerated.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
​Plasma EDTA ​​Refrigerate (preferred)​8 days
​Frozen​60 days
Rejection Criteria
Grossly Hemolyzed
​Grossly Icteric
Useful For

Evaluation of risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.  

Helpful to aid in the detection of Tangier disease.

Reference Range Information
Performing LocationReference Range
​Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Males

<24 months: not established

2-17 years:                  

       Low: <115 mg/dL

       Borderline low: 115-120 mg/ dl

       Acceptable: >120 mg/dL

>18 years: >=120 mg/dl

Females

<24 months: not established

2-17 years:                  

       Low: <115 mg/dl

       Borderline low: 115-120 mg/dL

       Acceptable: >120 mg/dL

>18 years: >=140 mg/dl

 

Interpretation

​Low levels of apolipoprotein Al (ApoAl) confer increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

ApoAl <25 mg/dl may aid in the detection of a genetic disorder such as Tangier disease.

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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing LocationDay(s) Test PerformedAnalytical TimeMethodology/Instrumentation
​Mayo Clinic Laboratories​Monday through Saturday​2 days​Immunoturbidimetric Assay
Reference Lab
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Outreach CPTs
CPTModifier
(if needed)
QuantityDescriptionComments
​82172​1
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