Newcastle Laboratories

Amyloid A

Clinical Background:

To monitor treatment of inflammation in amyloidosis

To monitor treatment of inflammation in amyloidosis

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum 

    Serum 

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum 

    Serum 

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    2 mL blood

    2 mL blood

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    2 mL blood

    2 mL blood

  • Special Requirement:

    Store sample at 4°C

    Store sample at 4°C

  • Transport Requirements:

    Post at ambient temperature

    Post at ambient temperature

  • Reference Ranges:

    < 20 mg/mL

    < 20 mg/mL

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

    - For external users: TNU-Tr.duty.biochemist@nhs.net

    - For Trust users: DutyBiochemist@nuth.nhs.uk

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for analysis

Turn Around:

2 weeks

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