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Dr. Shreya Gupta
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Alpha Feto Protein, Tumour Marker

You need to provide
Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. No special preparation required

Overview


What is Alpha Feto Protein, Tumour Marker?

This is a useful test for Prenatal screening for Open Neural Tube defects.
Measurement of maternal serum AFP is a standard tool used in obstetrical care to
identify pregnancies that may have an increased risk for NTD.

And, AFP, Tumour Marker is a useful assay for follow up management of patients undergoing cancer
therapy specially for testicular tumors, ovarian tumors and Hepatocellular carcinoma.
It is often used in conjunction with Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) test




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Thyrocare Technologies Limited is India's first and most advanced Totally Automated Laboratory having its strong presence in more than 2000 cities / towns in India and internationally. Thyrocare is India's first fully automated diagnostic laboratory with a focus on providing quality at affordable costs to laboratories and hospitals in India and other countries. Thyrocare operates with a Centralized Processing Laboratory (CPL) in Mumbai - India for esoteric tests; and Regional Processing...
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Best service. On time delivery if reports. They did what they said.
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