Tumor Markers – Laboratory Test Ranges | Reference

Tumor Markers – Laboratory Test Ranges | Reference

Lab Value
СА 125 < 35 U/ml
СА 19-9 <37 U/ml
СА 15-3

MUC1
<31 U/ml 1
CEA < 2,5 ng/ml
PSA < 2,5 ng/ml under 50 years
< 3,5 ng/ml 50-60 years
< 4,5 ng/ml 60-70 years
< 6,5 ng/ml 70-80 years
AFP < 10 U/ml 2
< 250 U/ml 3
Calcitonin < 11,5 ng/ml
< 4,6 ng/ml
CgA < 4,5 nmol/L
NSE < 12,5 ng/ml
SCC < 2,2 ng/ml
HCG <5 mU/ml 4
< 200 mU/ml 5
BJP negative

Abbreviations:

  • СА 125 — Carbohydrate antigen 125 or cancer antigen 125
  • СА 19-9 — Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 or sialylated Lewis(a) antigen
  • СА 15-3 — Carbohydrate antigen 15-3
  • CEA — Carcinoembryonic antigen
  • PSA — Prostate-specific antigen
  • AFP — α-fetoprotein
  • CgA — Chromogranin A
  • NSE — Neuron specific enolase
  • SCC — Squamous cell carcinoma antigen
  • HCG — Human chorionic gonadotropin
  • BJP — Bence Jones protein

Note:

  1. In the 3rd trimester of pregnancy may increase the physiological to 50 U / ml
  2. Men and non-pregnant women
  3. Women at 32 weeks of pregnancy
  4. Men and non-pregnant women
  5. Women at 6-7 weeks of pregnancy