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2122 : Amniotic fluid AFP

Test Code Test Name
2122-0 Amniotic fluid AFP
Alternate Name AFP, Amniotic Fluid
Clinical Utility Fetal abnormalities suspected by ultrasound, such as spina bifida, ventral wall defects, anencephaly or abnormal maternal serum screening test result. AF-AFP is performed on all amniocentesis samples drawn between 13-24.6 weeks gestation. ACHE will automatically be done if the AF-AFP level is greater than or equal to 2.0 MoM.
Turnaround Time 4 days
Preferred Specimen 20 mL Amniotic Fluid
Alternative Specimen Fluid-source required,Fluid Cup,Fluid Red Top
Collection Instructions 3mL Amniotic Fluid submitted in a sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Comment Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Storage Instruction Room Temp
CPT Codes 82106 (1)
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