Alpha-Fetoprotein


Test Information

Test Name

Alpha-Fetoprotein

Synonyms

AFP

Department

Biochemistry; Referral

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP

Turn Around Time

1 Day


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

AFP

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemistry

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Rotorua

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Taupo

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

Alternative Specimen

Plain


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

3 days

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

Send Away Volume

0.2 mL

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