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17421: Cea, Peritoneal Fluid Print View
CEA, Peritoneal Fluid IA    ng/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Fluid Peritoneal 3 (2) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

CEA is a tumor marker that is useful to monitor patients with persistent, or for recurrent or metastatic colonic carcinoma. As many as 30% of patients with breast, lung, hepatocellular, and pancreatic carcinoma also have elevated concentrations of CEA. Individuals who smoke may have a slightly higher baseline than non-smokers.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82378

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Frozen
Assay Category: FDA Approved/Modified
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; pancreatic fluid






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