CA19

(redirected from Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9)
AcronymDefinition
CA19Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9 (serum)
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Levels of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) were normal.
Detection of serum tumor markers: Blood samples of the two groups were retained to detect tumor markers using chemiluminescence assay, including cytokeratin 19 fragment (CYFR21-1), carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and squamous cell carcinoma-associated antigen (SCCAg).
Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) is a sialylated Lewis (Le) blood group antigen and a widely used tumor marker for epithelial type gastrointestinal cancers, especially pancreatic cancer.
Outpatient laboratory data were within normal limits, except that his serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 concentration was slightly elevated, to 79.
Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (also called as cancer antigen 19-9; sialylated Lewis (a) antigen) is mainly increased in gastrointestinal system tumors.
One of the most ubiquitous is carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9), which was first described by Koprowski et al.
Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) is another well-known tumour marker which is elevated in many adenocarcinomas of digestive system, especially pancreatic tumours.
Prognostic and therapeutic significance of carbohydrate antigen 19-9 as tumor marker in patients with pancreatic cancer.
Expression of carbohydrate antigen 19-9 and stage-specific embryonic antigen 1 in nontumorous and tumorous epithelia of the human colon and rectum.
The serum levels of carcinoembryonic antigen and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 were within the normal reference range.
Neither carcinoembryonic antigen nor carbohydrate antigen 19-9 are sensitive enough to be used exclusively for diagnosis, "although they can be useful in tracking recurrence," said Dr.
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