Lung, Adenocarcinoma Monitor Profile

CPT: 82378; 84275
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Test Details

Test Includes

Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), serial monitor report; lipid-associated sialic acid (LASA), serial monitor report

Use

Monitor the course of adenocarcinoma of the lung, patient response to treatment, and disease recurrence

Limitations

This profile should not be used as a diagnostic or screening test for cancer. The LASA procedure may be considered by Medicare and other carriers as investigational and, therefore, may not be payable as a covered benefit for patients.

Methodology

See individual tests.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

3 mL

Minimum Volume

2 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection

If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; whole blood specimen

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

The account must submit the patient's Social Security number to monitor. State on the request form whether the patient is a smoker or nonsmoker. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
485078 Lung, Adenocarcinoma Monitor 002169 CEA ng/mL 2039-6
485078 Lung, Adenocarcinoma Monitor 480133 Lipid-Associated Sialic Acid mg/dL 2943-9

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