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Test Compendium

6621: AFP WITH AFP-L3%

Test Code

  • 6621

Test Synonym

  • Alpha-Fetoprotein-L3%

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 82107
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • This procedure does not provide serial monitoring; it is intended for one-time use only. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy.

Additional Information

  • If red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 9 days REFRIGERATED: 9 days FROZEN: 9 days