Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9)

SKU: 002261 $20.44
002261 - The CA 19-9 is used to monitor gastrointestinal , pancreatic, liver and colorectal malignancies. The determination of CA 19-9 cannot be used for the early detection of pancreatic carcinoma. For more information on the CPT code and test details go to this LabCorp link: https://www.labcorp.com/test-menu/21881/carbohydrate-antigen-ca-19-9

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.

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