|Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am|
AFP Tumor Marker
|Stability:||Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 7 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable|
|Interpretive Data:||General Reference Range : 0-7.00 IU/mL|
The Roche e601 AFP electrochemiluminescent immunoassay is used. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.
Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.