Cancer antigen 19.9(CA 19.9) is a protein that exists on the surface of certain cancer cells. CA 19.9 is elevated in pancreatic cancer. The CA 19.9 test is used in the diagnosis of gastritis, abdominal pains, and gas and to monitor treatment and reoccurrence of pancreatic, gastrointestinal, stomach and gynecological cancers. Moderate to high levels of CA 19.9 are an indicator of pancreatitis and cirhossis of liver.
24 to 36 Hours
The common signs/symptoms are:
Preparatory instructions before the test *:
No Fasting Required.
No other special preparations required.
Specimen type: Serum (Blood Sample)
Specimen collection procedure: Venipuncture(Collection of blood from a vein, usually from the arm)
|00 to 30.9 U/ml **||Normal|
‘*A Reference range is a set of values which helps the healthcare professional to interpret a medical test. It may vary with age, gender, and other factors. Reference ranges may also vary between labs, in value & units depending on instruments used and method of establishment of reference ranges’
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