Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

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

Condition / Indication: Tumour Marker

Special precautions & notes: Please note that all tumour markers have a limited role in diagnosis

Reference range: Note new reference ranges from 14/11/22: Adults <8 kIU/L, for paediatric ranges please refer to the link below

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Alternative container: Li heparin (green top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day