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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP)
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5mL
Reference Ranges
600 - 1200 mg/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
An acute phase protein which is a useful indicator of acute and chronic inflammation and malignancy.  Orosomucoid is particularly valuable in monitoring the course of Crohn's disease.
Turn around time
5 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017