Alpha-Feto Protein (Non-Preg)

Alpha-Feto Protein (Non-Pregnant)

Test Name:   Alpha-Feto Protein (Non-Pregnant)
Alternate Name (s):   AFP, Fetoglobulin, Fetoprotein
Laboratory Module:   Lab
Ordering Mnemonic:   AFP
Specimen Type:   


Collection Container:   SST 5mls
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:   No special instructions
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

10 days

Stat / Urgent
Reference Interval:  

Age appropriate reference interval will append to results for ages up to and including 17 years.

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Specimen requirements:
1 ml serum.
Centrifuge only. In patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e.>5 mg/day) no samples should be taken until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Storage & Transport:   Store refrigerated.
Test Referred to :    Reference Lab


Updated as of June 27, 2013 cp

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