Alpha-Fetoprotein-Other
Label Mnemonic: AFPO
Epic Lab Code: LAB7632
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Body Fluid
(e.g., surgical drain, pericardial, peritoneal, peritoneal dialysis, pleural, or synovial)
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
1 mL fluid in red top tube
Rejection Criteria:
Plasma, serum, urine, or cerebrospinal fluid.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
2 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
No established reference range (see Test Limitations)
Test Limitations:
This test is not approved by the FDA for this sample type. Performance characteristics and reference range have not been verified. Results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical findings.
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay
CPT Code:
82105
 
See also:
Alpha Fetoprotein, Plasma