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Test Code CA 125 CA 125

Order Code

CAN125

Alt Test Name

Cancer Antigen 125, Carbohydrate Antigen 125, OV Monitor, Ovarian Cancer-Related Antibodies

Methodology

Immunometric Immunoassay

Prefered Specimen Type

Red Top

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Stability

Refrigerated ó 7 days; Frozen ó 4 weeks

Routine Analytic Time

4 Hours

STAT Analytic Time

1 Hour

Department

Chemistry

LOINC Code

10334-1

CPT Code

86304

Special Patient Preparation

Patients who have received preparations of mouse monoclonal antibodies may show either falsely elevated or depressed values and should not be tested with this assay. Also patients routinely exposed to animals or animal serum products can be prone to heterophilic antibody interference. Contact WMC Laboratory for alternative methodology.