AALP Apolipoprotein C1
NOTE: This test is also included within the HDL Function Panel with HDLfx pCAD Score (Order Code 37812)
CPT Code: 82172
Order Code: 37864
Synonyms: AALP ApoC1
ABN Requirement: No
Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST)
- Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
- Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
- Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
- Centrifuge for 10 minutes.
Fasting: Patient should be fasting 10-12 hours.
Transport: Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions included with the provided shipping box.
Ambient (15-25°C): Not Acceptable
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 21 days
Frozen (-20°C): 21 days
Causes for Rejection: Improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits; moderately lipemic specimens
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Turn Around Time: 10 days
|Male (nmol/L)||Male (nmol/L)|
Clinical Significance: In a study of coronary heart disease patients and healthy controls, HDL-associated ApoC1 was independently and negatively associated with coronary heart disease.1
- Yan L, et al. PLoS One. 2014; e98368.
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