AFP

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Related to alpha-fetoprotein: carcinoembryonic antigen, Alpha-Fetoprotein Test
AcronymDefinition
AFPAgence France-Presse (French press agency)
AFPAlpha Fetoprotein (hepatitis B test)
AFPAssociation for Financial Professionals
AFPAssociation of Fundraising Professionals
AFPArmed Forces of the Philippines
AFPAustralian Federal Police
AFPAcute Flaccid Paralysis (eradicating polio)
AFPAmerican Family Physician (journal)
AFPAdvanced Function Presentation (IBM)
AFPAlpha-Fetoprotein
AFPAdvanced Function Printing
AFPAdvanced Functional Programming (International School)
AFPAppleTalk Filing Protocol
AFPAir Force Pamphlet
AFPAssociate Financial Planner
AFPalt.fan.pratchett (newsgroup)
AFPAlliance des Forces de Progrès (Alliance of the Forces of Progress, Senegal)
AFPArmed Forces Police
AFPAir Force Program
AFPAutomated Fiber Placement
AFPAir Force Plant
AFPAffordable Housing Program
AFPAssociation Française des Polyarthritiques
AFPAdministradora de Fondo de Pensiones (Chile)
AFPArbeitsgemeinschaft für Demokratische Politik
AFPAmerican Family Publishers
AFPAirspace Flow Program
AFPAutomatic Frequency Planning (Cellular)
AFPAutomated Function Prediction
AFPAnti-Freeze Protein
AFPAutomatic Fire Protection
AFPAir Force Publication (USAF)
AFPApproved Funding Program
AFPAlliance Française de Paris (French: French Alliance in Paris; Paris, France)
AFPAdvanced Flexible Processor
AFPApplication for Payment
AFPAssociation of Forensic Physicians (UK)
AFPAward Fee Plan
AFPAccount Fund Profile
AFPAnnual Financial Plan
AFPAdventure Foundation of Pakistan (Islamabad, Pakistan)
AFPAtypical Face Pain (medical)
AFPArmed Forces Publication (DoD)
AFPAssociate Fellow of Photography
AFPApproval for Full Production (Navy)
AFPAsymmetric Fabry-Perot
AFPApproval For Production
AFPAnnual Funding Program
AFPAway From Phone
AFPAssociation of Finnish Pharmacies
AFPAfloat Pre-Positioning Force
AFPApproved Financial Plan
AFPApproved Funding Plan
AFPAuxiliary Feedwater Pump
AFPAdapter Function and Parametric Data Interface
AFPAlternative Financing Products
AFPAllied Fuel Publication
AFPAdaptive Frequency Positioning
AFPAtomic Fues Potential
AFPAll-source Fusion Platoon
AFPAnnual Failure Percent
AFPArmy Functional Proponent
AFPAnnualized Failure Percent
AFPAxial Front Projection
AFPAutomatic Fill Program
AFPAdvanced Financial Programming and Policies (IMF)
AFPAfghan Frontier Post
AFPAtoms for Peace (Inderscience Publishers)
AFPAssociation Française de Pyrotechnie (French: French Pyrotechnics Association; est. 1986)
AFPAmerican Free Press (newspaper)
AFPAlliance for Full Participation (developmental disabilities)
AFPAssociation Française pour la Percussion (French: French Percussion Association)
AFPAgriculture and Food Production (industry sector)
AFPAssociation Française de Psychothérapie (French: French Psychotherapy Association)
AFPApplication for Participation (various locations)
AFPAvian Flu Pandemic
AFPArt for Progress (New York, NY)
References in periodicals archive ?
Increased GABAergic activity inhibits alpha-fetoprotein mRNA expression and the proliferative activity of the HepG2 human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line.
Alpha-fetoprotein: In growth of embryo have two major blood proteins as albumin and alpha-fetoprotein (AFP).
At an alpha-fetoprotein cutoff level of greater than 20 ng/mL, the combination has 100% specificity and 87% sensitivity, making it an accurate and cost-effective screening method for these patients, Dr.
The development of hepatocellular carcinoma can be excluded by lack of rise of alpha-fetoprotein and absence of hepatic focal lesions (9).
Immunohistochemical staining for alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and cytokeratin were performed in selected slides.
And if you are presenting with neurosis of the oddest kind, your docs should check your liver for cirrhosis of the modest kind and look for abnormalities in apolipoprotein and in alpha-fetoprotein and N-terminal procollagen.
The National Cancer Institute has no screening guidelines for HCC, but there is an increasing trend to screen high-risk populations using alpha-fetoprotein levels combined with ultrasound (US) or Computed Tomography (CT- scan)(17,18).
Screening patients with chronic hepatitis B infection (HBsAg+) for hepatocellular carcinoma by alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) or by AFP plus ultrasound (AFP/US) detects hepatocellular carcinoma tumors at earlier stages and increases resection rates (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, based on a systematic review of fair-quality randomized controlled trials).
Liver diseases, including cirrhosis of the liver and hepatitis from the hepatitis B and C viruses, are currently monitored through ultrasound scans and a test for the presence of a single protein called alpha-fetoprotein.
In earlier work, Bennett's team had determined that alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), a substance secreted by the liver of the fetus, is partially responsible for pregnancy's protective effect.