CA 19-9 assay

A test that measures the level of CA 19-9 in the blood. CA 19-9 is a tumor marker released into the bloodstream from both cancer cells and normal cells. Higher than normal amounts of CA 19-9 in the blood can be a sign of gallbladder or pancreatic cancer or other conditions.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Assay office — Assay offices are institutions set up to assay (test the purity of) precious metal items, to protect consumers. Upon successful completion of the assay, (i.e. the metallurgical content is found to be equal or better than that claimed by the maker …   Wikipedia

  • Assay — As*say , n. [OF. asai, essai, trial, F. essa. See {Essay}, n.] 1. Trial; attempt; essay. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I am withal persuaded that it may prove much more easy in the assay than it now seems at distance. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assay master — Assay As*say , n. [OF. asai, essai, trial, F. essa. See {Essay}, n.] 1. Trial; attempt; essay. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I am withal persuaded that it may prove much more easy in the assay than it now seems at distance. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assay ton — Assay As*say , n. [OF. asai, essai, trial, F. essa. See {Essay}, n.] 1. Trial; attempt; essay. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I am withal persuaded that it may prove much more easy in the assay than it now seems at distance. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assay sensitivity — is a property of a clinical trial defined as the ability of a trial to distinguish an effective treatment from a less effective or ineffective intervention. Without assay sensitivity, a trial is not internally valid and is not capable of… …   Wikipedia

  • Assay — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Assay País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Assay (disambiguation) — Assay may refer to:* assay, a procedure where the property of an object or system is measured * Assay, a commune of the Indre et Loire département , in France * Crude oil assay, a report consistiong of various crude oil analysis, the most… …   Wikipedia

  • Assay Plaza Hotel — (Hortolândia,Бразилия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Rua José Blumer …   Каталог отелей

  • Assay — As*say , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assaying}.] [OF. asaier, essaier, F. essayer, fr. essai. See {Assay}, n., {Essay}, v.] 1. To try; to attempt; to apply. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster] To night let us assay our plot. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assay ton — A weight of 29.166 + grams used in assaying, for convenience. Since it bears the same relation to the milligram that a ton of 2000 avoirdupois pounds does to the troy ounce, the weight in milligrams of precious metal obtained from an assay ton of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assay office — ➔ office * * * assay office UK US noun [C] ► an office where objects made of gold, silver, etc. are given an official mark to show how pure the metal in them is …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.