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Test ID: PFCEA    
Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA), Pleural Fluid

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An adjuvant to cytology and imaging studies to differentiate between nonmalignant and malignant causes of pleural effusions

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

CEA, Pleural Fluid

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen)