Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: April 15, 2024 @ 9:13 am

91024

Apolipoprotein B/A Ratio

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in SST. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Red Top. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Fasting Specimen is Preferred
  • Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 8 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82172x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93055 - APOLIPO B/A
  • 93056 - APOLIPOPROTEIN B
  • 93057 - APOLIPOPROTEIN A1
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