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

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8162

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

Yes

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)

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

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