Notification of Assay Change: CA19-9
In light of the recent merger between Heart of England Foundation Trust and University Hospitals Birmingham, and in order to consolidate the tests we provide as a trust, CA19-9 samples will now be analysed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital pathology laboratory.
There is no change to specimen handling instructions or reference ranges. Serum separator tubes (SST) is the recommended sample type.
For further information please do not hesitate to contact us: Duty Biochemist: Telephone: 01214242193 or Bleep: 2506