CA 125
Department: Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: CA-125
CARBOHYDRATE ANTIGEN CA 125
TUMOUR MARKERS CA 125
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Sample Type:

1x Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 5.0mL

Minimum Sample Volume: 1mL whole blood
Unacceptable Samples: Haemolysed samples not suitable and anticoagulants interfere with this assay.
Transport Requirements: Ambient
In the Lab:
Lab Test Code: R125
Testing Schedule: Analysed daily, Monday - Friday
Turnaround Time: Daily, Monday - Friday
Reference Interval & Interpretation: 0-35 KU/L
Method: Roche Modular E170, Sandwich Electrochemiluminscence Immunoassay
Units of Measurement for Test: KU/L
Stability Time Limit for Add-On Tests: 5 days
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed and Dr Michael Crooke
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 3815900 ext 850
Fax: (04)3815985
Email: mreed@apath.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 21/11/2013
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