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Chromogranin A, Serum

Mnemonic:    [CGA]
Name:    Chromogranin A, Serum
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Unacceptable Conditions: Plasma. Icteric or lipemic specimens.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0080469
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Note:    This assay is performed using the Cisbio Chromoa™ EIA. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.