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80490:CHROMOGRANIN-A
Methodology:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Edit Date:6/3/2010
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Released:1-6 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code:86316-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:One 5 mL red top tube or one 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling:Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum from cells into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability:4 hours refrigerated or 30 days frozen. Unstable ambient.
Standard Volume:1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL serum.
Transport:Frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria:Plasma, icteric or lipemic specimen; ambient specimen.
Male: 0-76 ng/mL
Female: 0-51 ng/mL