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Test Code BLOD0312 CA 19-9 (Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9, Pancreatic Cancer)

Useful For

Adjunct for diagnosis and monitoring of pancreatic cancer

Methodology

Centaur CP Chemiluminescence

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum 

Container/Tube: Red top or Gold top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Send 1 mL serum refrigerated.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient <8 hours/Refrigerated <48 hours/Frozen >48 hours

Specimen Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Ambient 8 hours
  Refrigerated 48 hours
  Frozen 1 month

 

Reference Values

0-35 U/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86301