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Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Stool

Mnemonic:    [ST A1AT]
Name:    Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Stool
Specimen:    5 Grams stool submitted in a sterile container.
Minimum Spec:    1 Gram
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Ambient 24 hrs; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 3 months
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2011041
  Method:    Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Processing Info:    Stool sample is stable three months frozen. Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative