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Test Code BLOD0586 AFP Tumor Marker

Container Type

Serum Tube w/out gel
Serum w /gel
Lithium Heparin
EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum – preferred
Heparinized Plasma
EDTA Plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.7 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Greater than 7 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – if gross
Lipemia: Yes – if gross

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Immunometric Immunoassay

CPT

82105

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls