Regenerating Islet-derived 3-alpha
Label Mnemonic: REG3A
Epic Lab Code: LAB8003
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
1 mL serum in red top tube.
Rejection Criteria:
Invalid specimen type, inadequate volume, gross hemolysis or gross lipemia, sample not frozen upon receipt.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
3-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
The result is reported in ng/mL. The assay range is approximately 16.0 to 1000.0 ng/mL. The reference range for a healthy population is less than 74.5 ng/mL. However it should be noted that these ranges are obtained from a limited population of apparently healthy adults and are not diagnostic thresholds.
Comments:
For the quantitative measurement of REG3α. REG3α, an anti- inflammatory/anti-bacterial protein expressed in Paneth cells within the epithelium of the small intestine, has been shown to be elevated in medical conditions where immune dysregulation causes damage to the mucosal epithelial barrier.
CPT Code:
83520