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Cancer Antigen 27.29

Mnemonic:    [CA 27 29]
Name:    Cancer Antigen 27.29
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.3 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0080392
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:    Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably. CA27.29 is intended for use as an aid in monitoring patients previously treated for Stage II or Stage III breast cancer. The test is also intended for use as an aid in the management of breast cancer patients with metastatic disease by monitoring the progression or regression of disease in response to treatment.