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  Apolipoprotein A1 and B Specimen Type:
  also known as Apolipoprotein B/A Ratio, Apolipoprotein B, Apolipoprotein A1

Blood


Apolipoprotein A1 and B is a member of the following panels :



SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 3 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or:Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Apo 1 female 94 178 mg/dL N/A
Apo A1 female 101 199 mg/dL N/A
Apo B male 55 140 mg/dL N/A
Apo B female 55 125 mg/dL N/A
N/A N/A N/A N/A For ratio normal
N/A N/A N/A N/A See Report.
Unit of measure: mg/dL
Ideal sample: 5.0 mL Whole Blood (2.0 mL serum)
Absolute minimum amount: 3.0 ML Whole Blood (0.5 mL serum)
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Blood Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: Within 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Nephelometry
Special Instructions: Hemolyzed samples are unacceptable. 12 hour fasting is recommended for this test.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: APO AB
CyberLAB code: 8005
Lab Processing Instructions: Freeze serum after processing.