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High levels of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is found in carcinoma of colon and pancreas. It is also moderately elevated in other gastrointestinal carcinomata and also others. It is used to monitor prognosis and response to therapy.

Other non chemical tests of large intestine

  • Barium enema

  • Sigmoidoscopy

  • Colonoscopy

  • Rectal biopsy

 

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