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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeC153
Method

CMIA method, Abbott i2000 Architect analyser, Abbott reagents.

NEW METHOD from 13th April 2021 - click here for further information

External Price$19.99(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Contact laboratory if urgent

Patient SpecimenBlood 5 mL Plain, Li Heparin
Paediatric SpecimenBlood 0.5 mL Plain, Li Heparin
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions>500uL Serum or Lithium heparin plasma. Samples may be stored on or off the red blood cells for up to 24 hours. Separated specimens are stable for up to 7 days at 2-8 oC. Outside these timeframes, the separated sample must be stored frozen at -20oC or colder.
Aliquot Transport to CHLSeparated Specimens stored at 2-8 oC.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time1 - 2 hrs
Reference Interval

0 - 30 kIU/L

Additional Information

Ca 15-3 is particularly useful for monitoring breast cancer.

NEW METHOD from 13th April 2021 - click here for further information

Delphic Number Test Number3329

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