Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Alpha2-Macroglobulin, Serum

Test Name: Alpha2-Macroglobulin, Serum
Alternate Name(s): A2M
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
2-10 years: 3.5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 1 mL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Tuesday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
20 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 1.02 2.59 g/L
Effective Date: 2019-04-17
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Nephelometry
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship serum frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
A2M
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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