Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Carcinogenic Embryonic Antigen (CEA), Serum Order Code : CEA
Synonyms: CEA, Carcinogenic Embryonic Antigen
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Mint-top gel tube (lithium heparin), Red-top tube (Plain) no additive, or SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Immunoassay
Standard Run Times: 24 Hours per Day
Turnaround Time: 2-3 days
Special Handling: Refrigerate
CPT Codes: 82378
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB57
SHC EPIC Code: LABCEA
Department: Special Chemistry