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AFP α1-fetoprotein



Expected Turnaround

2 days

The Elecsys AFP assay is indicated for serial measurements of AFP to aid in the management of patients with germ cell tumors.

Electrochemiluminescence-immunoassay (ECLIA)

Samples should not be taken from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e. > 5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration.


Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 6 months

Serum, gel separator, SST or Lithium plasma separator tube

1 ML

0 - 999


- 8.3

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