(a)Identification. Analpha -1-lipoprotein immunological test system is a device that consists of the reagents used to measure by immunochemical techniques thealpha- 1-lipoprotein (high-density lipoprotein) in serum and plasma. Measurement ofalpha- 1-lipoprotein may aid in the diagnosis of Tangier disease (a hereditary disorder of fat metabolism).
(b)Classification. Class II (performance standards).