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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
CA 125
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
Up to 35 ku/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
A high molecular weight carbohydrate antigen especially elevated in malignancies of the ovary, epithelial components of fallopian tube, endometrium and endocervix and in some cases of breast carcinoma, malignant melanoma and endometriosis.
Turn around time
3 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017