80490:CHROMOGRANIN-A

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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

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