CA 19-9
Department: Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: C199
CARBOHYDRATE ANTIGEN CA 19-9
TUMOUR MARKERS CA 19-9
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Sample Type:

1x Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 8.5mL

Unacceptable Samples: Haemolysed specimens not suitable and anticoagulants interfere with this assay
Alternative Blood Tubes: Red (Plain) tube 10mL
Transport Requirements: Ambient
Referred Specimens:
Preferred Aliquot: 1mL serum
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Refrigerate
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: C199
Ultra Code: C19
Lab Solutions Code: RC19
Testing Schedule: Daily
Turnaround Time: 24hr
Reference Interval & Interpretation:  0-37 U/mL  
Method: Roche Cobas e601- Electrochemiluminescence
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Notes: CA19-9 results can assist in the monitoring of patients with pancreatic carcinoma.

Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 381 5900
Email: Max.Reed@wellingtonscl.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 29/05/2016
Website last updated on 27/06/2016 08:18

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