A tumour marker for ovarian cancer. CA125 is elevated in patients with ascites, pleural effusions of any cause, and heart failure. CA125 varies throughout the menstrual cycle.
|01 (SE) - Serum Gel
|Non specific marker for Ca ovary - CA125 is also elevated in patients with heart failure and ascites or pleural effusions of any cause. However, very high concentrations in cases of undiagnosed pelvic/abdominal mass may be suggestive of Ca ovary.
Day Case: N/A
In-Patient: 6 Hours
Out-Patient: 24 Hours
GP: 24 Hours
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|Minimum volume - 250µl serum / plasma
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing- No special requirements
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