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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

AFP4 Screening

Synonyms

Quad Prenatal Screen, AFP4 Screening

Test Consists

AFP, hCG, uE3, dimeric Inhibin-A

Specimen Requirements

5.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube

Storage and Transport

Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Genzyme Genetic Laboratory

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than serum, warm serum

Turn Around Time

3-8 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

82105, 82677, 84702, 86336

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

39,860,374

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Screening for fetal Down syndrome, trisomy 18, and open neural tube defects between 15-21 weeks, optimal time being between 16-18 weeks

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Genzyme Genetic Laboratory

Schedule

 

Request Form

Completed Genzyme Genetic AFP4 requisition

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

The four biochemical markers are analyzed to provide risk assessments for fetal Down syndrome, trisomy 18, and open neural tube defects

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Quad Screen, Ref Quad

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir