Specimen Requirements

Title

MATERNAL SERUM ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN (AFP)

Specimen Requirement

1-SST/1.0mL serum. Spin to separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and refrigerate.

Completed PreNatal Information Sheet is required. See Appendix.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp or Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

MSAFP