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α-Fetoprotein (AFP), serial monitor report; β-hCG, serial monitor report
Monitor the course of testicular cancer, patient response to treatment, and disease recurrence
This profile should not be used as a diagnostic or screening test for cancer. The β-hCG procedure may be considered by Medicare and other carriers as investigational and, therefore, may not be payable as a covered benefit for patients.
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If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
Causes for Rejection
Gross hemolysis; whole blood specimen
The account must submit the patient's Social Security number to monitor. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|485151||Testicular Cancer Monitor Prof||002266||AFP, Serum, Tumor Marker||ng/mL||53962-7|
|485151||Testicular Cancer Monitor Prof||480002||Serial Monitoring||N/A|
|485151||Testicular Cancer Monitor Prof||480058||HCG, Beta Chain, Quant, S||mIU/mL||45194-8|