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].