Worried about cancer? Living with uncertainty? The Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) blood test is used as a tumor marker in males to diagnose cancers of the liver. Order today from Personalabs.
This test is used to detect tumors that mark cancers of the liver, testes, and ovaries. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a substance naturally produced by the liver of a fetus.
Normally, low levels of AFP can be found in the blood of a pregnant woman. No AFP (or only a very low level) is usually found in the blood of healthy men or healthy, nonpregnant women. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a substance naturally produced by the liver of a fetus. Normally, low levels of AFP can be found in the blood of a pregnant woman.
Detection and monitoring therapy for liver cancer, testicular cancer, germ cell tumours.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) – TC – 237
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.
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