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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 19-9
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
up to 27 ku/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
CA 19-9 is a high molecular weight mucin found in the serum of many patients with pancreatic, gastro-intestinal and hepatobiliary malignancies. Levels are also raised but less so in chronic pancreatitis, cholecystitis and various types of cirrhosis of the liver.
Turn around time
3 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017