Identifies intracytoplasmic globules in the context of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, benign and malignant hepatic tumors, and yolk sac carcinoma. Useful for screening patients with cryptogenic cirrhosis or other forms of liver disease with portal fibrosis of uncertain cause.

Alpha 1 Anti-Trypsin
Turnaround Time
24 hrs
Specimen Requirements

A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen typeorOne (1) unbaked, unstained slide for H&E staining (required) and two to three (2-3) positively charged unstained slides (all cut at 4-5 microns) for each test/antibody orderedBlock and slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.

Storage and Transportation

Use cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.

CPT Codes
88342x1 or 88341x1