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Test Compendium

5096: CA 27.29

Test Code

  • 5096

Test Synonym

  • CA27.29

Minimum Volume

  • 1 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 3 days

CPT Codes

  • 86300
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • It is recommended that one assay method be used consistently to monitor a patient's course of therapy. This procedure does not provide serial monitoring; it is intended for one-time use only. If serial monitoring is required, please use the serial monitor

Additional Information

  • If a red-top tube is used, transfer the separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: REFRIGERATED: 5 days FROZEN: greater than 1 month