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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Amnio tube
AFP Amniotic Fluid
Alternative name(s) Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Amniotic Fluid

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed Monday-Friday 0630h-1430h    
When reported
Monday-Friday    
   
LIS code:
JAFPB
EPIC Code:
ALPHA FETOPROTEIN, AMNIOTIC
   
Important notes: Include gestational age. Do not submit in red top tube. Store at Room Temperature.
Do Not Use tubes with rubber stoppers!

Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with specimen.
Transportation notes:
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Last revised 10/20/2014