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CA-15.3

Alternate names:
ca153, CA153
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
CA153
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Notes:

CA-15.3 is the marker of choice for monitoring patients with carcinoma of the breast. CEA is not required if CA-15.3 is requested.

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
5 hours
Reference Interval:

< 26 KU/L