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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CA 27.29

Test Code

  • 5096

Test Synonym

  • CA27.29

Minimum Volume

  • 1 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 3 days

Specimen Requirements

  • It is recommended that one assay method be used consistently to monitor a patient's course of therapy. This procedure does not provide serial monitoring; it is intended for one-time use only. If serial monitoring is required, please use the serial monitor. Causes for rejection; Plasma other than EDTA plasma

Specimen Retention

  • If a red-top tube is used, transfer the separated serum to a plastic transport tube. Causes for rejection; Plasma other than EDTA plasma