Test Details

Mnemonic

ACEAF

Ordering Code

3712560

CPT-4 Code(s)

82013

Specimen Information

Collect

Amniotic fluid
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Specimen Preparation

Send 1.5 mL amniotic fluid at room temperature in a sterile, screw-capped plastic vial. Please indicate the patient's gestational age, clinical indication, and AFP + MOM results, if available. Completed Warde Cytogentics - Prenatal Test Requisition required.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 4 months
Frozen: 3 years
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Methodology

Gel Electrophoresis
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Ameripath
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