Test directory: CA 125

Ordering Code348
Test NameCA 125
AliasCA 125 Antigen
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green),
Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Frozen samples should be thawed only once.
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity, Heat treated samples
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
CA 125ALL<35<35U/mL

CA125 result...

CA125 result was obtained with the Elecsys CA125 assay
Results from assays of other manufacturers cannot be used interchangeably.