Test Overview
Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Test Usage

To aid as a marker in the diagnosis of testicular tumors

Reference Range *

< 8 ng/mL (Males and Non-pregnant Females aged >=2 years)

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

2 hours

Soft Order Code
AFP
MiChart Code
AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein), Tumor Marker
Synonyms
  • AFP Tumor Marker
  • AFP, Tumor Marker
  • AFP
  • ALPHA FETOPROTEIN-TUMOR MARKER
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen within 8 hours of collection. Alternatively, centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 48 hours or freeze for longer storage.

Alternate Specimen
Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
82105
Fee Code
22170
LOINC
1834-1
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