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Carcinoembryonic antigen, fluid

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB2737 
Methodology: Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Schedule: Sun-Sat
Reported: 2-4 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Fluid in a Miscellaneous Container.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Specimen source must be provided. CSF, Pancreatic, Pericardial, Peritoneal/Ascites or Pleural fluid
Unacceptable conditions: Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument
Stability: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Notes: 

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0020742

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference website.
CPT Code(s): 82378
Last Changed: 10/07/2016 02:34:01
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:35:28