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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity of AFP values in diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma

From: Ambulatory end-stage liver disease in Ghana; patient profile and utility of alpha fetoprotein and aspartate aminotransferase: platelet ratio index

AFP (ng/ml) Any stage HCC Early stage HCC (BCLC 0 and A)a
Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
7.0 86.9 68.1 100 68.1
29.5 75.4 91.3 87.5 91.3
116.2 57.4 97.1 87.5 97.1
400 52.5 98.6 87.5 98.6
  1. a8 patients with BCLC stage 0 or stage A