The effect of endometriosis, cycle stage, lymphocyte suppression and pregnancy on CA-125 levels in peritoneal fluid and serum in baboons.

@article{Falconer2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of endometriosis, cycle stage, lymphocyte suppression and pregnancy on CA-125 levels in peritoneal fluid and serum in baboons.},
  author={Henrik Falconer and Charanjit S. Bambra and Daniel Chai and Freddy J Cornillie and Joseph A Hill and Thomas D'hooghe},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={3033-8}
}
BACKGROUND Serum CA-125 during the mid-follicular phase has been reported to be a clinically useful and reproducible marker in the diagnosis of advanced endometriosis in women. This study was undertaken to document the effect of the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and lymphocyte suppression on CA-125 levels in peritoneal fluid (PF) and serum in baboons with a normal pelvis and baboons with endometriosis. METHODS CA-125 levels were measured in 264 serum samples that were serially obtained during… CONTINUE READING

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