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Anyone process blood samples - CA125

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VLCos Tue 24-Sep-19 13:15:50

Ah I see thanks for the info . Sadly the hospital have lost the sample

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TakeAChanseyOnMe Tue 24-Sep-19 13:09:06

Some blood tests have to be run in batches so it’s most efficient to run e.g. once a week. If you’re sample arrives the day before the batch, you’ll get the result a week earlier than if it arrives after the batch has started.

It’s dependent on both the test and how the lab works.

VLCos Tue 24-Sep-19 13:07:26

Thought I would update hospital has lost blood sample so have to redo

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VLCos Sat 21-Sep-19 09:09:32

Ah I see I just thought it was strange all were back apart from that . I guess I was worried it was lost

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user1492771818 Sat 21-Sep-19 09:06:04

The blood sample is put into a machine that produces a number. It may simply have been sent to a different laboratory.

VLCos Sat 21-Sep-19 08:52:54

Thanks for your message. Yes I am concerned about that. It was also taken during my period . I do have a pelvic ultrasound booked but obviously I am worried its not back .
I am also feeling sleepy every evening which is new so analysing everything

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AlexaAmbidextra Fri 20-Sep-19 21:38:34

I had blood taken on the Tuesday and my GP phoned me on the Wednesday evening as I had a very raised CA125. CA125 is not a reliable indicator of ovarian cancer, which is what I assume you are concerned about. It can be raised when there is inflammation which was the case with me.

VLCos Fri 20-Sep-19 18:06:13

Hello I had a lot of samples taken on Tuesday including a celiac screen all are back apart from CA125 does these tests usually take longer to process ? Receptionist seemed to think so . Would they inform GP if there was an abnormal results quicker than this ?

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