Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk Profile

CPT: 82107; 83951
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Test Details


DCP is intended for use as an aid in the risk assessment of patients with chronic liver disease for progression to hepatocellular carcinoma in conjunction with other laboratory findings, imaging studies, and clinical assessment.1


Results for this test should not be used as absolute evidence of presence or absence of malignant disease without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure. Values obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.


Liquid-phase binding assay (LiBaSys)

Specimen Requirements


Serum, frozen


1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Patient Preparation

No special preparations are necessary.


Separate serum from cells and transfer to a plastic transport tube. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions


Causes for Rejection

Nonserum specimen received; nonfrozen specimen received

Clinical Information


1. LBA DCP Manufacturer’s package insert, Code No. 993-05301, Wako Pure Chemical Industries.


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
140002 Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk 141303 AFP, Serum ng/mL 1834-1
140002 Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk 141302 AFP-L3%, Serum % 42332-7
140002 Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk 141326 DCP ng/mL 34444-0

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