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Cancer antigen 19.9

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Serum/gel (red/yellow top)

Add-on requests are accepted


Turnaround Time:

72 hours


Tumour marker used to monitor pancreatic carcinoma following curative resection

CA19.9 may be raised in benign conditions including pancreatitis, jaundice, cirrhosis, cholangitis and cystic fibrosis. CA19.9 within the reference ranges does not exclude pancreatic or hepatobiliary tumours.

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference ranges (U/mL)
All ages/sexes 0 - 35

Derived from Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry 5th Ed. 2001

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: CA19.9 - Lab Tests Online