457757305

Alpha Feto Protein Blood- SST (Test Code 6106)

The Alpha Feto Protein (AFP) test is predominantly used as a tumor marker to help detect and diagnose cancers of the liver, testicular, and ovaries.

Analytes:

• AFP-Primarily: Liver (also Ovarian, Testicular)

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Turnaround Time:3-5 business days

The Alpha Feto Protein (AFP) test is commonly ordered when:
• Someone is being monitored for cancer recurrence.
• It is suspected that there is liver cancer or certain cancers of the testicles or ovaries.
• Monitoring the effectiveness of treatment for someone who has been diagnosed with liver, testicular or ovarian cancer

Common Conditions:

• Weight loss
• Jaundice
• Loss of appetite
• Nausea or vomiting
• Pain and discomfort in the area
• Inflammation

 

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Analytes

AFP-Primarily: Liver (also Ovarian, Testicular)