AFP Tumor Marker
AFP, Tumor Marker
ALPHA FETOPROTEIN-TUMOR MARKER
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Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
To aid as a marker in the diagnosis of testicular tumors
< 8 ng/mL (Males and Non-pregnant Females aged >=2 years)
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen within 8 hours of collection. Alternatively, centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 48 hours or freeze for longer storage.