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Test & Collection Guide

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Faecal A1AT

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 Please see Faecal Alpha 1 Anti Trypsin

Referred Test
Specimen types:
Container types:
Faecal anti 1 antitrypsinFaecal anti 1 antitrypsin
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Faeces, 72 hour collection in a special container (obtained from laboratory). For babies timed 24 hour collection can be accepted.

Request serum A1AT (Alpha 1 antitrypsin) level at the same time.

Minimum Adult Volume:
5 g
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
2 g
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
4-6 weeks
Reference Interval:

0.5-7.0 ml/Day

Laboratory Use Only
Transport Instructions:

Transport Frozen. Brown lid white screw-top jar, sample from homogenised 72 hour sample

Laboratory Notes:

Send serum A1AT results.

External Laboratory:
Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital
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