35 year old male with chronic hepatitis

 Question Number 0939 
Question:
In 1975, a 35 year old male was in a major automobile accident. He was brought by paramedics to the hospital and emergency surgery was done and he needed a blood transfusion. Unfortunately, he contracted hepatitis B from the transfusion and developed chronic hepatitis. Decades later, he develops abdominal pain and weight loss and sees his doctor. On physical examination, an abdominal mass is present. What blood test should his doctor request?
a) acid phosphatase
b) alpha fetoprotein
c) prostate specific antigen
d) carceoembryonic antigen
e) common acute lymphoblastic leukemia associated antigen


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