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3109SR: Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Tumor Marker with serial reporting 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

Monitor the course of liver or testicular cancer, patient response to treatment, and disease recurrence. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is elevated in the serum of more than 70% of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and 70% of patients with non-seminomatous testicular carcinoma. In non-seminomatous testicular carcinoma, tumor recurrence is often accompanied by a rise in AFP. THIS TEST SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR SCREENING NEURAL TUBE AND OTHER BIRTH DEFECTS.
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
Reject criteria: Grossly lipemic

Transport Temperature: Room temperature






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