Alpha1-Fetoprotein, Blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

AFP TUMOR

POE DESCRIPTION:

ALPHA FETOPROTEIN TUMOR or AFP TUMOR

CPT CODE:

82105

DAYS PERFORMED:

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM  tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Blood (serum)

MINIMUM VOLUME:

2 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

Adult: ≤10 ng/mL

METHODOLOGY:

CMIA (Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay)

LAST UPDATED:

4-25-13

TEST SYNONYM(S):AFP Tumor Marker