CA 27.29 (Cancer Antigen 27.29)

Tube Type

Breast Cancer Associated Ag

Test ID LAB853
EPIC Order CANCER ANTIGEN 27.29
CPT Code(s) 86300
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 3.0 mL blood/serum separator gold top tube
Stability Spun/Separated: Room Temperature - 8 hours
Refrigerated - 2 days
Frozen - 1 month
Availability Routine: 24/7
Turnaround Time 2 hours
Reference Range Normal: ≤38.6 U/L
Comments Tumor marker assays cannot be used interchangeably; this test is performed using the Siemens Atellica IM BR Assay effective 7/13/21. See Memo #172

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514