Test Catalog

Test ID: SERPZ    
SERPINA1 Gene, Full Gene Analysis

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identification of causative mutations when a deficient serum level of alpha-1-antitrypsin is not explained by routine testing, such as proteotyping, genotyping, or isoelectric focusing phenotyping.

 

Determining the specific allelic variant (full gene analysis) for prognosis and genetic counseling

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Alpha-1 Antitrypsin-A Comprehensive Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification/DNA Sequencing

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

SERPINA1 Gene, Full Gene Analysis

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

A1ATM
A1AT
AATD
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Serpin Peptidase Inhibitor, Clade A, Member 1
AAT Deficiency