ALPHAFETOPROTEIN AMNIOTIC FLUID

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>AMAFP</span></u></b>

Synonym

AFP Amniotic Fluid

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Amniotic Fluid, one sterile container

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 month

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri and a single run on the weekend

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

LEGACY LABORATORY SERVICES

Reference Values

Reference Values

Amniotic Fluid: Varies by gestational age, see report.

CPT Codes

82106

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:56 AM