Specimen Requirements

Title

CA 19-9

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Ambient 8hrs; Refrigerated 48hrs; Frozen 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2 days Setup Mon-Sat

Clinical Use

Useful for monitoring gastrointestinal, pancreatic, liver, and colorectal malignancies.

Test Code

CA19S