Human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG, CSF)
CSF AFP, hCG and PlALP are measured for the diagnosis of follow-up of a pineal tumour.
|Tube||09 (CSF) - Plain CSF|
|Additional Information||Please send a serum sample along with CSF to allow calculation of the ratio.|
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by Charing Cross Hospital: 4 days|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Charing Cross Hospital (NW London Pathology).)
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: email@example.com.|
|Advice||Full information on all referred tests can be found on the referred tests information database, EQMS reference BSF2REC17003.|
|Collection Con||Instructions to lab: Store CSF in fridge. Centrifuge and separate serum, store in fridge until dispatch.
Minimum volume: 1.0 mL CSF and 1.0 mL serum
|Ref. Range Notes||< 2 iU/L|
|Telepath||CSF: HCGC1R & SA1R. Serum: HCGR1R & SA1R.|
|ICE Codes||LHCGC / JHCGC|