';
HomeServicesTest guideCEA - Carcinoembryonic antigen - serum
string(4) "5160"

CEA - Carcinoembryonic antigen - serum

Other tests

Biomnis code

CEA

Synonyms

  • Carcinoembryonic antigen

Clinic significance

A fetal protein found in the liver, intestine and pancreas. Following birth, CEA levels fall but rise again in patients with cancer of the digestive tract or certain non-malignant conditions (rectal polyps, hepatitis, cirrhosis, pancreatitis and Crohn's disease) as well as in smokers.

Preanalytical

  • 1 mL
  • Serum
  • Refrigerated

Further information

  • ATTENTION: interference possible in patients treated with biotin (vitamin B7, B8 or H) or taking any food supplement containing biotin. Essential to STOP treatment 8 days before taking the sample.

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence

Turn around Time

2 days


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Paris
Specialty
Biochemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Laurence STROMPF - SILVESTRE
Dr Jean Marc VANDERNOTTE
Phone(s)
+331 49 59 63 14
+331 49 59 63 01

Eurofins Biomnis uses cookies to offer you the best service. Continuing your navigation, you agree to receive cookies from eurofins-biomnis.com

For more information visit legal notice

Mettez à jour votre navigateur pour consulter ce site