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

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

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)

 

This test is not recommended as a screening procedure for cancer detection in the general population.

 

This test is not intended for the detection of neural tube defects.

 

This test is not useful for patients with pure seminoma or dysgerminoma.

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.

Yes

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