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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CHROMOGRANIN A

Test Code

  • 6353

Test Synonym

  • Chromogranin A

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum Or Plasma

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube-Serum, Transfer Tube-Plasma

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

TAT

  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy. If serial monitoring is required, please use the same monitoring number 480847 to order.

Specimen Retention

  • Separate serum or plasma from cells and transfer to a plastic transport tube