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Chromogranin A

Ordering information:

Please note this test is not covered by Medicare rebate and the cost to the patient will be $38.50 (as at March 2018).

Dual reporting has ended. If dual reporting required, please contact the lab prior to sending the sample. Dr Ailie Connell, Chemical Pathologist.

If patient required dual reporting please ask the patient to sign the consent form.

THE REQUEST FORM MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE PATIENT CONSENT FORM OR THE REFERRAL LABORATORY CANNOT PERFORM THE TEST.  CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE VERSION OF THIS CONSENT FORM.

 

 

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
CHRA
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport ON ICE IMMEDIATELY to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable

 

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Reference Interval:

<3.0 nmol/L (old)

27 – 94 ug/L (new)

Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW