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Pregnancy is the period from conception to birth. A pregnancy may be complicated by health problems or lifestyle issues known as risk factors. These risk factors can affect the mother or fetus, or both






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Alpha Fetoprotein

Alternate Names : AFP

Alpha Fetoprotein | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

For pregnancy screening, the AFP test is best done during the 16th week of pregnancy. The healthcare provider will estimate the age of the fetus prior to the test.


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Alpha Fetoprotein: Results and Values

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Carlos Herrera, MD
Date Reviewed: 05/30/01



Pregnancy is the period from conception to birth. A pregnancy may be complicated by health problems or lifestyle issues known as risk factors. These risk factors can affect the mother or fetus, or both





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