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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
AFP (Tumour)
CategoryClinical Biochemistry
Code
AFT
Test information
AFP is a protein normally produced by the developing fetus. AFP can be  raised in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and some patients with cancer of testis.
Reference range
0-6 kU/L
Special requirements
Serum
Tube type
SST
Gold top tube
TAT Inpatient
48hrs
TAT GP/Outpatient
48 hrs
Referral lab
Local, Clinical Biochemistry
Page last updated: 16 July 2019