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Epic Code LAB7760 CA15-3 Level

Test Name Alias

Cancer Antigen 15-3 Level | CA 15-3 |MUC-1 | Mucin-Like Carcinoma-Associated Antigen | 129

Interface Order Alias

10558

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 4.5 mL Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

  • Preferred Volume to Collect: 4.5 mL
  • Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL
  • Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL
  • Capillary collect ok? Yes
  • Microtainer acceptable: Yes

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot: Yes
  • Processing Instructions:
    • Plasma is preferred specimen type
    • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
    • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.
    • Minimum volume: 1.0 mL plasma or serum
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

≤ 29.9 U/mL

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

CPT

86300-LAB-CANCER ANTIGEN 15-3

CDM Code

4058997

Epic Test ID

1230100434

LOINC

CA15-3: 6875-9

Beaker LOINC

CANCER ANTIGEN 15-3: 6875-9
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHOxxxx12

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: CANCER ANTIGEN 15-3
Beaker Display Name: CA15-3 Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: CANCER ANTIGEN 15-3
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Cancer Antigen 15-3

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated