Acetylcholinesterase and Fetal Hemoglobin, Amniotic Fluid

Sunquest Code:ACEFHB  
Epic Code:LAB6895Epic Name:Acetylchol Fetal HGB Amniotic FLD
Methodology:Gel electrophoresis/Radial immunodiffusion
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-11 days.
Special Instructions:Submit each sample with a completed Patient History for Prenatal Cytogenetics form, See Associated Link. Include Amniotic Fluid AFP and MoM results if available.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Associated Links:

Patient History for Prenatal Cytogenetics

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Amniotic Fluid
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Protect from temperature extremes.
Stability:2 weeks at room temperature; 4 months refrigerated; 3 years frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2006848


Reference Range:
Acetylcholinesterase Negative
Fetal Hemoglobin Negative

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