Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name AFP (ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN) TUMOR MARKER
Components
Synonyms Alpha 1- Fetoprotein
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred-(Non-hemolyzed serum), acceptable (sodium heparin, k3 EDTA)
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonate - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis
Methodology ECLIA Sandwich principle
Reference Range 0.0-8.0 ng/mL
CPT Code(s) 82105
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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