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5819: Ca 15-3 Print View
CA 15-3 IA  < 32  U/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

CA 15-3 may be useful for monitoring patients with metastic breast cancer and certain ovarian cancers. The CA 15-3 values from sequential samples have a high correlation with the clinical course in most patients with metastatic breast cancer.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86300

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: Room Temperature
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic
Methodology: Immunoassay
Assay Category: FDA Approved/Cleared






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