Current status of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and CEA-S assays in the evaluation of neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract.


Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is heterogeneous and may represent a set of closely related glycoproteins which have been referred to as isomeric species of CEA. The existence of other CEA-related glycoproteins such as non-specific cross reacting antigen (NCA) has been recognized. Recently a highly purified homogeneous isomeric species of CEA described as… (More)


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