Synonyms: AFP

Reference range: 0.0 - 13.4

Units: ng/mL

Referred test: NO

Outpatient pricing: £43.00

Test code: AFP

Methodology: CMIA

Turnaround time: 4 hours

Call in advance: Not necessary

Time limit for extra tests: 24 hours

Sample quantity: 1

Sample type: Serum 1mLReferred test: NO

Test purpose: AFP is an important plasma protein in the foetus and helps maintain intravascular fluid balance. In adult life it is released by some tumours and can be used to monitor treatment

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