CA 125

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: CA 125 a.k.a. CA125, CA 12-5

Special precautions & notes: Please note that all tumour markers have a limited role in diagnosis. CA 12-5 is associated with ovarian malignancy and therefore usually only appropriate in females.

Reference range: <35  kIU/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Alternative container: Li heparin (green top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day