S CATEGORY CODE

The code to identify the serum Tumour markers (measurable biochemicals associated with a malignancy of TumourCELLS) for testicular cancer only.

Description

The code to identify the serum Tumour markers (measurable biochemicals associated with a malignancy of Tumour CELLS) for testicular cancer only.

S CATEGORY CODE  is derived following recording of the biochemistry test items:

CODE LDH (UNITS/LITRE) HCG (MILLIUNITS/MILLILITRE) AFP (NANOGRAMS/MILLILITRE)

SX

Marker studies not available or not performed

Marker studies not available or not performed

Marker studies not available or not performed

S0

Normal

Normal

Normal

S1

Less than 1.5 x normal

Less than 5,000

Less than 1,000

S2

1.5-10 x normal

5,000-50,000

1,000-10,000

S3

Greater than 10 x normal

Greater than 50,000

Greater than 10,000

National Codes

Code Description
SX LDH - Marker studies not available or not performed; HCG - Marker studies not available or not performed; AFP - Marker studies not available or not performed
S0 LDH - Normal; HCG - Normal; AFP - Normal
S1 LDH - Less than 1.5 x normal; HCG - Less than 5,000; AFP - Less than 1,000
S2 LDH - 1.5-10 x normal; HCG - 5,000-50,000 AFP - 1,000-10,000
S3 LDH - Greater than 10 x normal; HCG - Greater than 50,000; AFP - Greater than 10,000

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly S CATEGORY FINAL PRETREATMENT
Plural S CATEGORY CODES