Test directory: CEA

Ordering Code428
Test NameCEA
AliasCarcinoembryonic Antigen
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 6 Months
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

CEA result was...

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