What is an AFP test?
An AFP test is a blood test that measures the level of Alpha-Fetoprotein.
Why is an AFP test important?
Elevated AFP levels are correlated with specific types of cancers.
Is any special preparation needed for an AFP test?
Biotin supplementation should be avoided for 8 hours prior to getting tested.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.