AFP

AFP

Sample Type: CSF

Test name: AFP a.k.a. CSF alphafetoprotein, CSF alpha fetoprotein, CSF AFP

Condition / Indication: Tumour Marker

Special Precautions & Notes: Laboratory Code CAFP (often requested alongside HCG in CSF).

Reference Range: Rarely indicated test.

Container: Universal (white top)

Ideal Volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround Time: 21 days

Referral Location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Level 8, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW