APOLIPOPROTEINS

Sample Reports
Sample Female Report
Sample Male Report

Test Documentation
Components
Includes Apo A1, Apo B, and Apo B/Apo A1 ratio.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Heparin

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
Apo A1
Male:   110-205 mg/dL  
Female:   125–215 mg/dL  
Apo B:
Male:   55–140 mg/dL  
Female:   55–125 mg/dL  
B/A1 Ratio:
Male:   0.35-1.00  
Female:   0.30-0.90  

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeAPO
CPT-4 Code (s)
82172 x 2
LOINC Codes
55724-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory