Chromogranin A
0080469
Ordering Recommendation
Assay aids in monitoring but is not recommended for diagnosis of carcinoid tumors. Assay may be useful in monitoring nonsecretory sympathetic and parasympathetic neuroendocrine tumors.
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Mnemonic
CGA SERUM
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube or plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 weeks  
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2011

0-95 ng/mL
Interpretive Data
This test is performed using the Cisbio Chromoa EIA. Results obtained with different methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.

See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
86316
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0080469Chromogranin A
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Cross References
  • CgA