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Alphafetoprotein, tumor marker

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB559

 

Synonyms: 

AFP (Blood)

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescent Immunometric Assay

Schedule: 

Mon-Fri days

Reported: 

Daily Mon-Fri excluding holidays.

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Primary Gold Top Tube; Dark Green Top accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Collection time required
Stability: Stable for 7 days at 2 to 8 degrees centigrade.

 

Reference Range Interval:

Non-maternal AFP  < 9 ng/mL

CPT Code(s): 

82105

Last Changed: 

8/30/2017 12:07 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/30/2017 12:07 PM