AFPPT - Overview: Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Peritoneal Fluid

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: AFPPT    
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Peritoneal Fluid

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

An adjunct to cytology to differentiate between malignancy-related ascites and benign causes of ascites formation

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

Immunoenzymatic Assay

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


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

AFP, Peritoneal Fluid

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

AFP (Alpha-Fetoprotein)
AFP Paracentesis Fluid
AFP Ascites Fluid
AFP Abdominal Fluid