S CATEGORY CODE

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

National Codes:

SXLDH - Marker studies not available or not performed; HCG - Marker studies not available or not performed; AFP - Marker studies not available or not performed
S0LDH - Normal; HCG - Normal; AFP - Normal
S1LDH - Less than 1.5 x normal; HCG - Less than 5,000; AFP - Less than 1,000
S2LDH - 1.5-10 x normal; HCG - 5,000-50,000 AFP - 1,000-10,000
S3LDH - Greater than 10 x normal; HCG - Greater than 50,000; AFP - Greater than 10,000

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

CODELDH (UNITS/LITRE)HCG (MILLIUNITS/MILLILITRE)AFP (NANOGRAMS/MILLILITRE)
SXMarker studies not available or not performedMarker studies not available or not performedMarker studies not available or not performed
S0NormalNormalNormal
S1Less than 1.5 x normalLess than 5,000Less than 1,000
S21.5-10 x normal5,000-50,0001,000-10,000
S3Greater than 10 x normalGreater than 50,000Greater than 10,000
 

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formerlyS CATEGORY FINAL PRETREATMENT
pluralS CATEGORY CODES

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