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Test Code BLOD0311 CA 15-3 (Breast Cancer)

Container Type

Serum w/ gel

Serum w/out gel

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes-Gross
Lipemia: Yes-Gross

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Instructions

CA 15-3 values obtained from different assay methods cannot be used interchangeably.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Saturday

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

CPT

86300

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

Coverage Limitations

This test has limited coverage - please submit Commercial Insurance Patient Waiver (Non-Medicare)

if applicable.

Analytical Time

1 day