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S51848: Cea, Pleural Fluid [17584x] Print View
CEA, Pleural Fluid IA    ng/mL 

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

Determination of CEA in pleural fluid is useful in the diagnosis /classification of malignant effusions of the lung.
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
Methodology: Immunoassay






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