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  • Alpha-Fetoprotein Maternal Serum

Alpha-Fetoprotein Maternal Serum

NOTE: For Maternal AFP ONLY

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB692
EPIC Order   ALPHA FETOPROTEIN, MATERNAL
CPT Code(s)   82105
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Lab
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 5 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top; see important Comments
Stability
Unspun:
Room temperature:
Refrigerator: 
Frozen: 
Availability Routine:
Monday-Friday; 1 run daily
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range  
Screening cut-off is 2.25 MOM. Positive >/= 2.25 MOM.  Reference ranges are dependent on demographic and clinical factors.
     
Comments

Maternal Serum Request Form must be sent with sample.  Forms maybe obtained by calling 919-966-2362.

Interpretation is highly dependent on gestational age, race, IDDM, maternal weight, and family history.

Reviewed by jcayless on February 12, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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