Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Tumor Marker

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

2-3 Days Mon-Fri

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Tumor Marker
Test Description
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.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN

112

Method Description
  • Immunoassay
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 82105
  • 82107
STAT Allowed
No
Notes
Set up: Daily
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 0.5 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 1 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 14 days
  • Frozen - 45 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 14 days
Transport
Ambient