fetoprotein


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  • noun

Synonyms for fetoprotein

any of several antigens that occur naturally in the fetus and sometimes in adults with cancer

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ACT"), a Canadian company with a targeted drug delivery platform based on alpha fetoprotein ("AFP").
The CAP administers a proficiency testing program for second-trimester maternal serum screening (the fetoprotein maternal screening survey) to a large number of laboratories but does not offer a first-trimester program.
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Occurrence of fetoprotein in patients with neoplasms and non-neoplastic diseases.
In the article, authors Sharon Miller and Jeanne Isabel discussed things like amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling and alpha fetoprotein levels and neural tube defects and hCG -- hazy, abstract names to mothers, but important measurements to lab professionals.
Assay precision of serum a fetoprotein in antenatal screening for neural tube defects and Down's syndrome.
Alternatively, a patient can opt for integrated screening, in which NT and PAPP-A are measured at 10-14 weeks, followed by the quad screen (serum alpha fetoprotein, hCG, unconjugated estriol, and inhibin A) at 15-16 weeks, and the results are given all at once as a single risk value; if the results are positive, amniocentesis is then offered to the patient.
Types of screening covered include maternal serum alpha fetoprotein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), unconjugated estriol (uE3), acetylcholinesterase (AchE), dimeric inhibin A (DIA), and pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A).
These include human neutrophil elastase, human myeloperoxidase isoform c, alpha fetoprotein, beta 2 microglobulin, and amylase.
Women most likely to undergo amniocentesis after a positive expanded alpha fetoprotein (AFP) screen were non-Hispanic, aged 29-36 years, childless or primiparous, with no history of previous pregnancy loss, Kristin M.
Histologically, the tumor can be difficult to diagnose, although elevated levels of alpha fetoprotein can facilitate its identification.
Serum alpha fetoprotein and human chorionic gonadotropin in the diagnosis and management of nonseminomatous germ-cell testicular cancer.
The study analyzed the use of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin (DCP) and the most widely used biomarker, alpha fetoprotein (AFP).
The Oncoshuttle(TM) direct delivery system is a protein (porcine alpha- fetoprotein, or PAFP), that naturally binds to cells with alpha- fetoprotein (AFP) receptors.