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Test Code:
090-30-2710

Order Name:
PIVKA II and AFP

 
Useful For:
Indicated for use as an aid for diagnosis of HCC (hepato-cellular carcinoma), monitoring of high risk patients (Hepatitis C virus infections, hepatitis/cirrhosis, hepatitis B virus infections) for development of HCC, and in management of HCC.
 
Methodology:
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immuno Assay (CMIA)
 
Test List In Profile:
PIVKA II
AFP
 
AliasesName:
AFP
Alpha-Fetoprotein
Antagonist-II
Des-gamma carboxyprothrombin
Protein Induced Vitamin K Absence 
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-30-2710

Order Name:
PIVKA II and AFP

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Plain Blood (Red Top) 6 mL, 1 tube
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Serum, minimum volume 2 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic vial
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis: 4+ reject
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum (keep in original tube) Room temperature, 20oC to 28oC 8 hours
Serum Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 7 days
Frozen, -20oC 14 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-30-2710

Order Name:
PIVKA II and AFP

 
Schedule:
Tested Daily (24 Hours)
 
Turnaround Time:
Specimen collected to reported within 2:00 Hours (120 Mins)
 
Performing Location:
Immunology, Laboratory Department Tel. 13227
 
Specimen Retention Time:
5 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-30-2710

Order Name:
PIVKA II and AFP

 
 
Clinical Information:
See details from individual unit test
 
Reference Value:
See details from individual unit test
 
Clinical Reference:
  1. Manufacturer’s Reagent package insert Architect  AFP, October 2015, Abbott Ireland Diagnostics Division, Finisklin Business Park Sligo, Ireland.
  2. Manufacturer’s Reagent package insert Architect PIVKA-II, June 2015, ABBOTT GmbH & Co.KG, Max-Planck-Ring2, 65205 Wiesbaden, Germany.