Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)

Included in meta analysis


Tuxen MK, Solétormos G, Pertersen PH, Cioler V, Dombernovsky P, 1999, Gynecologic Oncology, 74, 12-22 , Assessment of biological variation and analytic impreciion of CA 125, CEA and TPA in relation to monitoring of ovarian cancer


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis A
7. Steady State A
8. Outlier Analysis B
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results A
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C10

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)
Unit ug / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Immunoassay; RIA
Number of Subjects 31
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 31
Ethinicity Unknown
Age Mean / Median 55.0
Age Min 32.0
Age Max 71.0
Age SD
Number of Males
Number of Females 31
State of Well Being Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 1
Study Duration Units Year
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples 16
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 16.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 12.6
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 10.81, Upper: 13.98
Estimates of CVg 58.3
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 46.69, Upper: 77.58
Analytical CV 8.2
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 6.85, Upper: 10.22
Measurand Mean 3.8
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD


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