Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Tumor Marker
540

Information

Monitor the course of liver or testicular cancer, patient response to treatment, and disease recurrence. Useful for the followup management of patients undergoing cancer
therapy, especially for testicular and ovarian tumors and for hepatocellular carcinoma. Often used in conjunction with human chorionic gonadotropin.

Also Known As AFP, Total AFP

Methodology
Immunoassay (IA)
Specimen Required

SST. Volume 1 (0.5) mL serum.
Stability: Ambient – 7 Day, Refrigerated – 14 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

Performing Site: TOPLAB®

CPT Code(s)
82105