ColoVantage® Test

The ColoVantage test is a blood test that measures the Methylated Septin 9 DNA marker.

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ColoVantage® Test FAQ

What is the ColoVantage test?

This test checks the blood for a marker associated with colorectal cancer known as Methylated Septin 9.

Why is the ColoVantage test important?

This test helps aid in the diagnosis of colon cancer through a more convenient blood test. Please note that this test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics and has not been cleared or approved by FDA.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This ColoVantage® Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 6 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on November 3, 2017

ColoVantage® Test for $599

ColoVantage® Blood Test - More Information

The ColoVantage® test checks the methylated Septin9 DNA blood level.

The ColoVantage® test is used to check for the presence of colorectal cancer using a blood test. Colorectal cancer has a high survival rate when diagnosed early. This blood test utilizes methylated septin 9, a biomarker that leverages the discovery that the molecule hypermethylated septin 9 is present in nearly all cancer specimens in people with colorectal cancer. While colonoscopy is the traditionally used screening test to check for colorectal cancer, it has a number or drawbacks related to cost, inconvenience and discomfort. As a result, for some people, the ColoVantage® test may be a more convenient screening alternative to colonoscopy. Demonstrating a sensitivity of 70% and specificity of 89%, the ColoVantage® test can be used for all stages of cancer.

To get a ColoVantage® test near you, simply order online and get tested at the Quest Diagnostics lab that you selected. Once your ColoVantage® lab results are ready, they will be available for download. As can be seen on the sample ColoVantage® lab report above, the methylated septin 9 level will be reported as negative if methylated septin 9 is not detected by the lab.

No special dietary restrictions are necessary before undergoing the ColoVantage® test. The ColoVantage® test cannot be used in isolation as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of a disease and all results should be evaluated in conjunction with a licensed medical provider.

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