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alpha feto protein, tumor marker
Synonyms: AFPT 
Computer Code: (AFPT)
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (gold top preferred, red top acceptable). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Normal: 0-9 NG/mL Assay by Beckman Access.  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: SEROL
Test Frequency: 2/week 
Routine TAT: 3-4 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 82105 
LCD or NCD: (NCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/index_section.asp?ncd_sections=40 
Methodology Used: 77
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/28/2015
Time: 02:42:37 (24hr)