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What does AFP stand for?

AFP stands for Alpha-Fetoprotein

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The multiple of the median was used in the 1977 UK Collaborative Study on Alpha-Fetoprotein in Relation to Neural-Tube Defects (2) and in a 1984 report on using low AFP concentrations in conjunction with maternal age in screening for Down syndrome (3).
Animals that received pre-treatment with saffron displayed a decrease in the elevation of gamma glutamyl transpeptidase, alanine aminotransferase and alpha-fetoprotein (GGT, ALT, aFP)-proteins, which indicate liver damage.
Moreover, amniotic fluid can use for biochemical checking for several factors for instance, Alpha-fetoprotein (AFAFP), enzymes, hormones.
New Orleans--A combination of ultrasound and alpha-fetoprotein testing identified almost all hepatocellular carcinomas in patients with cirrhosis associated primarily with chronic hepatitis C, according to the findings of a retrospective study.