Amyloid A


Test Information

Test Name

Amyloid A

Synonyms

SAA

Preferred Specimen

Plain tube

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

AMYA

Alternative Specimen

Heparin; SST/PST also acceptable


Methodology

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL serum/Hep Plasma

Sample Storage

Serum is stable for no more than 8 days stored at 2 to 8 degrees C. Samples can be stored frozen at or below -25 degrees C for up to 3 months if they are frozen within 24 hours after collection.Avoid repeated freezing/thawing.


External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Ambient

External Lab Website