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Test Code AFPTMR AFP TUMOR MARKER

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD) policy 190.25 Alpha-fetoprotein.

Additional Codes

Primary ID Epic Code Mayo Test ID
AFPTMR LAB559 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

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

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

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday run starts at 8 am / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Alpha Fetoprotein, Tumor Repeat                  82105

 

Instrumentation

Siemens ADVIA Centaur XP

Reference Range

> 2 Years: <8.1 ng/mL

< 2 years: Contact Laboratory Customer Service for assistance (847-5121/800-991-2799)

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

Yes

Order Code LOINC

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