CEA

Sample type: Serum

Test name: CEA a.k.a. Carcinoembryonic Antigen

Special precautions & notes: Not recommended for screening/diagnosis of colorectal cancer, of most use in monitoring for recurrence post treatment.

Reference range: <5 µg/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day