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Test ID: AFPSF    
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Spinal Fluid

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

8876

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

An adjunct in the diagnosis of central nervous system (CNS) germinomas and meningeal carcinomatosis

 

Evaluating germ-cell tumors, including testicular cancer metastatic to the CNS in conjunction with beta-human chorionic gonadotropin measurement(1)

 

An adjunct in distinguishing between suprasellar dysgerminomas and craniopharyngiomas

 

A supplement to cerebrospinal fluid cytologic analysis

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, CSF

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

AFP (Alpha-Fetoprotein)
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Fetoprotein, Alpha
Tumor Markers