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Test Code CA2729 (C2729) CA 27.29

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD).

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Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Range

<38 U/mL

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

SST

Serum

Frozen

5 mL

0.5 mL

0.3 mL

Stable for 48 hours refrigerated and should be stored frozen for longer storage.  UVMMC recommends that CA 27-29 samples be submitted frozen.

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
C2729 CA 27.29 17842-6

 

Instrumentation

Centaur

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
CA 27.29                                                                86300

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday, Wednesday, Friday / Same day / Not available STAT

Section

Chemistry-2

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
C2729 CA 27.29 17842-6