CA 19-9-259

Test info

  
CA 19-9
  
259
  
86301.0
  
C19
  
Cancer antigen 19-9
Carbohydrate antigen 19-9
CA 19-9 Tumor marker
C19

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Mo - Sa
  
2 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

≤ 37 IU/mL

  

Should not be used as a screening test

Billing

  
86301
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
02/11/2020
  
02/07/2020