Alpha feto protein - CSF
CSF AFP, hCG and PlALP are measured as a diagnostic aid in cases of suspected pineal tumour.
|Tube||09 (CSF) - Plain CSF|
|Additional Information||A serum (gold top) sample must be sent at the same time to enable calculation of the blood/CSF ratio,|
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by Charing Cross: 4 days|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Charing Cross Hospital)
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Advice||: Full information on all referred tests can be found on the referred tests information database, EQMS reference BSF2REC17003.|
|Collection Con||Instructions to lab: Store in fridge (or frozen if > 5 days)
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL CSF + 0.5 mL serum.
|Ref. Range Notes||< 3 µg/L (<2 months of age)|
|Telepath||CSF sample: LGI superset LAFPC; SJUH superset JAFPC Serum sample: AFPR1R + SA1R|