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Test Code CA153M Cancer Antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3), Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

CA153

EPIC Test ID

LAB776

 

Reporting Name

Cancer Ag 15-3, (CA 15-3), S

Useful For

Managing breast cancer patients when used in conjunction with clinical information and other diagnostic procedures

 

Serial testing can assist in early detection of disease recurrence in previously treated stage II and III breast cancer patients

 

Monitoring response to therapy in metastatic breast cancer patients

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.45 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reference Values

Males: <30 U/mL (use not defined)

Females: <30 U/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 5 a.m.-12 a.m.

Saturday; 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86300

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CA153 Cancer Ag 15-3, (CA 15-3), S 6875-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CA153 Cancer Ag 15-3, (CA 15-3), S 6875-9

Analytic Time

1 day

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

 


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Additional Instructions: 12 hours before this blood test do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin or vitamin B7, which are commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins.


Method Name

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay