Test Details

Mnemonic

AFPAF

Ordering Code

3500276

CPT-4 Code(s)

82106

Specimen Information

Collect

Amniotic fluid in sterile container

Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL amniotic fluid at room temperature in a screw capped plastic vial. Gestational age (13 - 24 weeks) must be provided for interpretation of results. Completed Warde Medical Laboratory Cytogenetic Prenatal Test Requisition required. Avoid contaminating fluid with blood.

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 1 year
Please note: Do not freeze sample if chromosome and/or FISH analysis is requested.

Methodology

Gel Electrophoresis, Immunodiffusion, Immunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Ameripath
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New York DOH Approval Status

No
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