Alpha fetoprotein

What is Alpha fetoprotein?

Alpha fetoprotein is protein secreted by fetal liver and fetal gonads (ovaries or testis). In adulthood, alpha fetoprotein is used as a marker for cancer of liver and cancer of gonads.

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my wife is 34 years old and she is HCV patient, we came to know recently about it
her viral load 477000 ml
log value:- 5.68


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doctor1 MD

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Type of Genotype to be known

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Hi,
I went through the liver function test report.
The transaminases SGOT and SGPT are...

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Can you please let me know the details of Triple Marker screening test for pregnants? On what conditions this test is to be prescribed?

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Triple Marker screening test elaborated

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Hi Veeresh,

I have read your query.

Triple Marker screening test is a blood test...

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Hello doctor...
I went in for my 20 week anamoly scan for baby #2 today.. the sonographer found two EIF in both ventricles of the heart...she said...

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You can discuss quad screen test with your doctor

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Hi Sir,
Thanks for writing in to us.

The echogenic foci in...

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