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CEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen), Body Fluid

Mnemonic:    [BF CEA]
Name:    CEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen), Body Fluid
Specimen:    1 mL
Transfer 1 mL of body fluid to a standard transport tube.

Unacceptable: Breast milk and salivary fluid. Samples that are too viscous.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020742
  Method:    Quant. Electrochemiluminescent IA
Processing Info:    Make sure source is on container and verified by a tech on the packing list.