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237: Alpha-Fetoprotein, Tumor Marker Print View
Alpha Fetoprotein, Tumor Marker IA  view ref range  ng/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 45 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Elevation of serum AFP above values found in healthy individuals occurs in several malignant diseases, most notably nonseminomatous testicular cancer and primary hepatocellular carcinoma. AFP is not recommended as a screening procedure to detect cancer in the general population.

Patients who have received monoclonal mouse antibodies may
have abnormal results. For any patient taking a high dose of
biotin, the specimen should be drawn at least eight hours
after the last dose.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82105

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
**This test is not available for New York patient testing** Transport Temperature: Room temperature Reject Criteria: Grossly lipemic






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