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alpha 1 anti-trypsin clearance

Alternate Names
Faeces alpha 1 anti-trypsin
Ordering Information

For investigation of protein malabsorption. Test requires a 72 hour faecal collection, and serum sample.

Serum alpha 1 anti-trypsin should be performed within 24 hours of faecal collection.

Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
72 hr faeces
Blood
Container
Serum tube (gold top)
72 hr Faecal Tin
Additional Collection Instructions

Collection MUST be 72 hours.

PLEASE Weigh empty tin and write this weight on label before collection.

Start time/date and finish time/date MUST be filled out on outside of faecal tin.

Random specimens are not acceptable.

Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None