Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tetra profile

Alphabetical Test listing

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tetra profile-13498

  
Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tetra profile
  
13498
  
LAB13498
  
AFPT
  
AFP
AFP tetra
α-fetoprotein (AFP) tetra profile
Quad screen
  

Screening test for Open Spina Bifida/ONTD (detects 80% Open Spina Bifida, 90% anencephaly), Trisomy 21/Down syndrome (detects 75 - 80%), and Trisomy 18/Edward's syndrome (detects 73%)

  

The gestational age for collection of the AFP tetra profile is 15.0 - 21.9 weeks for Downs syndrome, and 15.0 - 23.9 for Open Spina Bifida (optimal GA for Open Spina Bifida 16.0 - 18.9 weeks).

  
Serum
  
  
5.0 mL
  
3.0 mL
  

Specimens must be collected before amniocentesis.

The gestational age for collection of the AFP tetra profile is 15.0-21.9 weeks for Downs syndrome, and 15.0-23.9 for Open Spina Bifida (optimal GA for Open Spina Bifida 16.0-18.9 weeks).

  

Serum separator (Gold SST) tube

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 3

  
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross lipemia
  • quantity not sufficient for analysis (QNS)
  • Improper specimen type
  
LabCorp RTP (017319): R-LC
  
Mo - Sa
  
2 - 5 days
  

Chemiluminescent immunoassay

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
86336
84702
82105
82677
  
Yes
  
  
Result 49092-0
  
04/08/2019
  
03/29/2021
  
02/12/2021