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Alpha-Fetoprotein, CSF

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code AFPCSF
Test group Alpha-Fetoprotein
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method MEIA
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 1 mL CSF
Min. Volume 0.3 mL CSF
Processing notes Freeze specimen at -20C. Order MAYO# 8876 Ship on dry ice to China basin for MCI courier pick-up.
Units ng/mL
Normal range < 1.5 ng/mL

Reference range in newborns is not established.
Synonyms AFP; Alpha-fetoglobulin
Turn around times Test run Monday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-3 days.
CPT coding 86316-90
LOINC code 1833-3
Last Updated 11/21/2013 12:47:09 PM
Entry Number 228
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