AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Lab Value
**Note 1:** Physician statement of the AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Lab Value can be used to code this data item when no other information is available.
**Note 2:** Record the lab value of the highest AFP test result documented in the medical record **prior to orchiectomy** or prior to any systemic treatment. The lab value may be documented in a lab report, history and physical, or clinical statement in the pathology report.
**Note 3:** A lab value expressed in micrograms/liter (ug/l) is equivalent to the same value expressed in ng/mL.
**Note 4:** The same laboratory test should be used to record information in AFP Pre-Orchiectomy Range [NAACCR Data Item #3808].