CEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen)


Analytical Range:
0.2 - 50000 U/mL

Time Limit for Add on Tests:
4 days

Target Turnaround time:
1 working day

Further Information from LabTestsOnline

Tube Type:
Serum (Gold Top)

North Devon District Hospital (Mon-Fri)

Reference Range:
Not available - CEA levels should not be interpreted as absolute evidence for the presence or absence of malignancy

Patient preparation:
If taking supplements which contain Biotin (Vitamin B7), do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test - the concentration present may affect the accuracy of the test.

Last updated: November 19, 2020