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Blood Test Information

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
(a.k.a CYFRA 21-1, SCC)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green) and EDTA (purple)

Special instructions

Sent away to Department of Immunology Sheffield

Reference range


Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Useful in monitoring the course of non-small cell lung carcinoma and cervical cancer.


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