Alpha Fetoprotein, CSF Tumor Marker

Abbrev Code:AFCFTM   
Order Code:LAB6692Order Name:Alpha Fetoprotein, CSF Tumor Marker
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86316 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 24 hours.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Specimen other than CSF.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not centrifuge. Aliquot sample into an ARUP transport tube. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; 1 week frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:20729

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