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apolipoprotein A1 deficiency

Name apolipoprotein A1 deficiency
Categories genetic test
Specimen requirements 1 ml of EDTA blood
Procedure remarks genetic test
The patient’s consent is required to carry out genetic tests.
Clinical utility suspicions of fat metabolic disorders
Methodology PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and sequencing of the APOA1 gene
Reference ranges indicated when LDL/HDL ratio > 3.5 and/or
HDL cholesterol < 30 or
ApoA1 < 70 mg/dl
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory