Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Fluid

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2186
  • Soft Test Code:
  • FCEA
Alternate Names
  • CEA Fluid
  • Fluid Carcinoembryonic Antigen
  • Fluid CEA

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Patient Preparation

Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.


Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL Fluid

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

Refrigerated

Collection Instructions

Order must include the site and/or source of collection 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

No Reference Range Established


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:
  • Electrochemiluminescence (ECLIA)

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Sunday
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Departments
  • Chemistry

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01489169


CPT Coding

82378


Medical Necessity May Apply