Item Value
Test name Alpha-fetoprotein, amniotic fluid (with reflex to Acetylcholinesterase and Hgb F)
Available Stat? No
In House Availability Test performed Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Results reported by 1600.
Performed by China Basin Chemistry (Quest for reflex Acetylcholinesterase and Hgb F)
Normal range
MOM < 2.00
Acetylcholinesterase Neg
Fetal Hemoglobin Neg
Container type Clean container
Amount to Collect 3 mL amniotic fluid
Collection Instructions Avoid contaminating the fluid with blood. Gestational age (15 to 24 weeks) must be provided for interpretation of results. Indicate gestational age, collection date, and clinical indications, if available, on the Cytogenetics test requisition form.
Sample type Amniotic fluid

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