Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Amniotic Fluid Alpha-Fetoprotein Order Code : AFAFPN
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Amniotic fluid
Container Type: Sterile Container
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Immunoenzymatic Assay
Components: If alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is positive, then acetylcholinesterase (AChE) will be performed at an additional charge.
Turnaround Time: 3-5 days
Special Handling: Clinicians must send a completed form Second Trimester Maternal Screening Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP)/QUAD Screen Patient Information (T595) with the sample to the laboratory. This form may be found on the Mayo website: https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/it-mmfiles/Second_Trimester_mc1235-123.pdf
CPT Codes: 82106; if reflexed, add 82013
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB663
SHC EPIC Code: LABAFAFPN
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Genetics; Obstetrics
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Overview/9950