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Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CA 27.29

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1932         Geisinger Epic ID: 47149

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 28 days.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was performed using the Siemens Chemiluminescent method. Values obtained from different assay methods cannot be used interchangeably. CA 27.29 levels, regardless of value, should not be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of disease
CPT code(s):
86300
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 29493, Breast Cancer antigen 2729, 27.29, 27-29
CM2729
Clinical significance:
CA 27.29 may be useful for monitoring patients for metastatic breast cancer.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday night. Report available next day.    
Performed stat? No
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