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Last Updated: July 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


AFP, Amniotic w/Reflex to Acetylcholinesterase and Fetal Hemoglobin

  • Amniotic Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container
  • 3 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Amniotic Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Patient Prep: Amniocentesis
  • Specimen must be drawn between 13 weeks, 0 days and 36 weeks, 6 days gestation.
    Include gestational age at time of collection or estimated due date, physician name and phone number on the test request form.
    Elevated AFP reflexes to Acetylcholinesterase, performed at additional charge.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens contaminated with fetal blood
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 3 Month(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Electrophoresis
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reported:4-5 Day(s)
If reflexed, Acetylcholinesterase results are reported 4-12 days after the completion of the AFP.
CPT Codes:
  • 82106
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 92045 - AFP AMNIOTIC
  • 92046 - AFP AF MoM
  • 92047 - AFP AF INTERP
  • 93252 - Gestational Age
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