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Lab Test Dictionary

Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) and AFP-L3 (19529)

Methodology

Liquid-Phase Binding Assay System


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4022

Lab Test Days

Tuesday and Friday

Standard TAT

1-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-3 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen: 2 Years

Test Volume Required

1.5 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


Comments

This assay is intended for use in the assessment of risk for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with chronic liver disease.


CPT Codes

82107


Revised

11-12-17

Initials

SL