AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pretreatment Lab Value


**Note 1:** Physician statement of AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pretreatment 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 treatment. The lab value may be recorded in a lab report, history and physical, or clinical statement in the pathology report. **Note 3:** A lab value expressed in micrograms per 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 Pretreatment Interpretation [NAACCR Data Item #3809].




NAACCR #3810


Code Description
0.0 0.0 nanograms/milliliter (ng/ml); not detected
0.1-9999.9 0.1-9999.9 ng/ml (Exact value to nearest tenth of ng/ml)
XXXX.1 10,000.0 ng/ml or greater
XXXX.7 Test ordered, results not in chart
XXXX.8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code XXXX.8 will result in an edit error.)
XXXX.9 Not documented in medical record AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pretreatment Lab Value not assessed or unknown if assessed