2 - 3 days
Breast Carcinoma Associated Antigen 27.29
Cancer Antigen 27.29
BREAST CARCINOMA-ASSOC ANTIGEN
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May be useful for predicting early recurrence of disease in women who have been treated for carcinoma of the breast. FDA approved for serial testing in women with prior stage II or III breast cancer who are clinically free of disease. This test should be used in conjunction with other clinical methods used for the early detection of recurrence.
Reference values have not been established for patients that are less than 18 years of age. Female: < or = 38 U/mL; Male: < or = 38 U/mL (use not defined).
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
This test is not available to University of Michigan registered patients. CA 15-3 will be automatically substituted.
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.