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Blood Test Information

Chromogranin A
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Test Code: CHA

Special instructions
Sample MUST be received in laboratory within 30 minutes of collection.
A special sample collection procedure is required, laboratory MUST be contacted before requesting.

For a full gut hormone profile 3 EDTA tubes are required, samples should be transported in ice and samples MUST be received in laboratory within 15 minutes of collection.

Sent away to Charing Cross Hospital, London
Contact Laboratory before requesting

Reference range


Linked to
Gut Hormones

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Please note: An 8 hour fast is preferred, but only essential if other tests in the, 'gut hormone profile' are requested at the same time.


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