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Test Code AFP-TM (AFPTMR) AFP TUMOR MARKER

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD).

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Specimen Information

Container Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 2 mL 1 mL 6 days
*2 Yellow Microtainers     1.2 mL      

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, run starts at 8:00 am / Same day / Not available STAT

Reference Range

> 2 Years: <8.1 ng/mL

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Alpha Fetoprotein, Tumor Repeat                  82105

 

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Instrumentation

Siemens Centaur

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
AFPTMR AFP Tumor Marker  53962-7

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Section

Chemistry-2

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes