Test Details

Mnemonic

AFPAF

Ordering Code

3500276

CPT-4 Code(s)

82106

Specimen Information

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Amniotic fluid in sterile container
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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.
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Minimum Volume

1.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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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.
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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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