Ca 19-9


Test Information

Test Name

Ca 19-9

Synonyms

Ca 199 (GI); CA 199; CA199; Ca-199; Gastro intestinal cancer marker

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP; Referral


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

C199

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemistry

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Rotorua

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Taupo

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin; Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

3 days

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Volume

0.1 mL serum

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