Test Catalog

Test ID: AFP    
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Tumor Marker, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

The follow-up management of patients undergoing cancer therapy, especially for testicular and ovarian tumors and for hepatocellular carcinoma


Often used in conjunction with human chorionic gonadotropin(2)

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Alpha-Fetoprotein, Tumor Marker, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

AFP (Alpha-Fetoprotein)
Alpha Fetoprotein, Tumor Marker (AFP), Serum
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Alpha-Fetoprotein Tumor Marker
Fetoprotein, Alpha
Tumor Marker, Alpha Fetoprotein, Serum
AFP Tumor Marker