Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Fluid

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 3:14:05 PM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Fluid
Collection Instructions:

Order must include the site and/or source of collection 

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Refrigerated
Reference Range: No Reference Range Established
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: This assay was performed on the Roche Cobas instrument. This test was performed using a kit approved by the FDA for blood. Body fluids are not a sample type specified by
the manufacturer.

Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.
Methodology: Chemiluminescence ECLIA
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: FCEA
EPIC Test Code: LAB2186
Alternate Test Names: CEA Fluid; Fluid Carcinoembryonic Antigen; Fluid CEA
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82378

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