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The alpha-fetoprotein is a glycoprotein that is used as a tumor marker in gynecology and oncology.
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Standard value: up to 8.5 U/l in serum
Pathologically elevated: in heptaocellular carcinoma (in 50% of cases, low sensitivity, with specificity increasing depending on the level), other carcinomas, fetal malformations, germ cell tumours, is slightly physiologically elevated at gravidity.