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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Chromogranin A

Recent changes for Chromogranin A
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
8th December 2023
Volume (Adults)

1 mL

Minimum/Paediatric Volume

1 mL

Preferred Specimen Type

Serum

Blood

Chromogranin A

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:CHROMOG A
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:1 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:1 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Fast for > 8 hours pre procedure
Collect on Ice
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:On Ice
Send to lab immediately

Please indicate medications and supply clinical notes.

Transport frozen

Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (VCCC)
Additional Notes:

New method Cisbio CgA from 12/5/2014.

Reference Interval: 27 - 94 ug/L  ( M and F)

 

Note: Correlation with the previous Dako CgA method. Cisbio CgA results are higher and quite different from the Dako method - no conversion factor.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre(VCCC)- BIochemistry laboratory 85595406