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CA 19-9 (Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9) *

SIM

13265 

CPT

86301 

Synonyms

Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 

Specimen Type

Serum  

Container

Red-top or  gold-top tube.

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume: 0.8 ml
Min. volume: 0.3 ml (does not allow for repeat testing)

Additional Information

Monitor gastrointestinal, pancreatic, liver and colorectal malignancies.  This test is not for serial monitoring. The determination of CA19-9 cannot be used for the early detection of pancreatic carcinoma.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells, if using red-top tube

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated, frozen, or room temperature: 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Citrated plasma

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

CA 19-9 

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

002261 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/6/2018

Supplemental

* Reference Lab Test  

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 06, 2018

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