Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CA 15-3
Components
Synonyms Cancer Antigen 15-3
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container PREFERRED: Green/Yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, ACCEPTABLE: Plain Red, SST, Na-Heparin, Ammonium Heparin.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology ECLIA Sandwich principle
Reference Range <30.0 U/mL
CPT Code(s) 86300
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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