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Alpha fetoprotein, amniotic

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB663

 

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescent Immunometric Assay

Schedule: 

Mon-Fri

Reported: 

Daily Mon-Fri excluding holidays

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Amniotic Fluid in a Sterile Container
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Stability: After separation from cells and frozen, 1 month

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: Results with Multiples Of the Mean (MOM) > 2.00 will have an ACHE reflexed.

Reference Interval: 

See Report

Last Changed: 

10/18/2016 14:10:03

Last Reviewed: 

08/09/2017 12:30:49