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Published online 2012 August 8. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-10-86

Table 2

Overview of ranges during pregnancy per tumor marker.

Normal oncologic cut-off values in non-pregnant womenTrimester 1aTrimester 2Trimester 3References
Carbohydrate antigen 15-3b<30 U/mL5.0 to 39.31.0 to 407.0 to 56[7,11,51,52]
1.3 to 19.54.0 to 24.47.0 to 27[6,7]
Squamous cell carcinoma antigen<2 µg/L0.3 to 2.90.1 to 2.20.6 to 4.3[7]
0 to 1.970.51 to 1.990 to 2.22[6]
Carbohydrate antigen 125<39 U/mL3.7 to 5501 to 166.66.1 to 2,419.7[7,10,11,13,14,17,18]
0 to 215.10 to 3080 to 56.3[15,16]
Inhibin Bng/mLNANANANA
22.06 to 32.9419.88 to 56.1258.62 to 171.38[19]
Anti-Müllerian hormoneng/mL0.2 to 9.30.5 to 4.00.2 to 3[22,23]
NANANANA
Lactate dehydrogenase<221 U/L78 to 43380 to 44782 to 524[25-28]
NANANANA

NA, not applicable. aThe definition of first, second and third trimester is the one used in the study and differs from one study to the other; b for each parameter the non-pregnant reference value is the mean of all studies, whereas lowest and highest ranges and 2.5 to 97.5 percentiles in the three pregnancy trimesters are presented in the first and the second row, respectively.