CA 15-3

Alphabetical Test listing

CA 15-3-3551

  
CA 15-3
  
3551
  
86300.1
  
Ca 15-3
  
C15
Cancer antigen 15-3
Cancer antigen, breast
  

Cancer antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3) is used to monitor response to breast cancer treatment and disease recurrence.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - NO

Frozen (OK)

  
  • 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)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Mo - Sa
  
1 - 3 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

  

≤ 31.3 U/mL

  
86300
  
Yes
  
  
11/28/2007
  
04/11/2019
  
02/07/2020