Use following an abnormal amniotic fluid alpha fetoprotein (AFP) result to evaluate possibility of a fetal open neural tube defect.
Qualitative Gel Electrophoresis/Radial Immunodiffusion
Transfer 2 mL amniotic fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)
Include the Amniotic Fluid AFP and MoM results, if available.
Ambient: 2 months; Refrigerated: 4 months; Frozen: 3 years
Fetal Hemoglobin: Negative
Refer to report
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2006849||Acetylcholinesterase, Amniotic Fluid||30106-9|
|2006850||Fetal Hemoglobin, Amniotic Fluid||28067-7|
|2006853||Acetylcholinesterase/Fetal HGB Interp||48767-8|
- Acetylcholinesterase Amniotic Fluid AFP
- Acetylcholinesterase, AF
- Acetylcholinesterase, Amniotic Fluid
- Amniotic Fluid, Acetylcholinesterase
- Fetal Hemoglobin, Amniotic Fluid