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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

CA125

Test Name

CA125

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions: Specimen must be labelled properly. Sperate as soon and possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 8 hours, refrigerated for 48 hours at 2-8°C and frozen at or below -20°C for more than 48 hours.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

24hrs

Test Utilization

Reference Value

TBD

Test Code

C125

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019