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|Specimen Requirements||2 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tubes, includes 1 SST for AAT and 1 SST for Phenotyping.|
|Specimen Handling||Send a copy of the requisition with specimens.|
SST tube for AAT: Centrifuge and transport to DSC; DSC Accession deliver to Chemistry.
SST tube for Phenotyping:
PSC & RRL: Centrifuge and pour off, then transport serum to DSC.
Extra-regional: Centrifuge and pour off, and freeze serum before transporting to DSC.
DSC: Freeze serum upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.
|Additional Information||Screen with AAT will be performed prior to referral on all samples except familial studies. If the AAT test results are greater than or equal to 0.9 g/L, Phenotyping test will be cancelled. If request is specifically for “familial studies”, contact Chemistry at 403-770-3265 to ensure test is not cancelled, but referred.|
|Testing Location||DynaLife Dx
|Alternate Name(s)||Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Genotyping, Antitrypsin Familial Studies, Antitrypsin Pi, Pi Phenotyping, Protease Inhibitor|