3028SR Alpha-Fetoprotein & Human Chorionic Gonadotropin with serial reporting

Components
NAME METHOD REFERENCE RANGE UNITS
Alpha-Fetoprotein ICMA  < 9.0  ng/mL 
Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin ICMA  < 5.0  mIU/mL 


Specimen Requirements
TYPE VOLUME TEMPERATURE INSTRUCTIONS
PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.7) mL   Ambient - 72 Hour(s), Refrigerated - 7 Day(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s)  


Clinical utility
Alpha-Fetoprotein & beta-hCG are used to monitor the course of testicular cancer, patient response to treatment, and disease recurrence.


Reported: Same day

CPT Code: 82105, 84702

Notes: This hCG assay measures the nicked and non-nicked hCG, as well as the free beta subunit. For Serial Graphic reporting, you must provide the patient's Social Security number.