Alpha-fetoprotein tumor marker, serum-20

Test info

  
Alpha-fetoprotein tumor marker, serum
  
20
  
82105.0
  
AFT
  
AFP
Tumor marker
Alpha fetoprotein
  

Not for pregnant females

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 30 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Mo - Sa
  
2 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

≤ 8.8 ng/mL

Billing

  
82105
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
06/26/2019
  
02/07/2020