Department: Referred Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: BETA-CROSSLAPS
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Patient Preparation: Must be fasting.  Bleed between 0800-0900
Sample Type:

1x Mauve (EDTA) tube 4.0mL

Sample Type Notes: Collect blood between 0800 and 1000 hours. For repeat testing sampling should be at 
the same time of day. 

Minimum Sample Volume: Paediatric Specimen - 0.6 mL EDTA (mauve)
Alternative Blood Tubes: Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 5.0mL
Pre-Analytical Storage Requirements: Separate and freeze plasma/serum
Transport Requirements: Frozen
Referred Specimens:
Referred to: Canterbury Health Laboratories
Link to Reference Lab Website: http://www.labnet.co.nz/testmanager
Preferred Aliquot: 1mL plasma
Minimum Aliquot: 300uL plasma
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Freeze plasma.
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Keep frozen.
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: CTEL
Ultra Code: CTE
Lab Solutions Code: RCTE
Turnaround Time: 2 weeks
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Provided with Reference Laboratory result.
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 381 5900
Email: Max.Reed@wellingtonscl.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 06/06/2016
Website last updated on 18/07/2016 08:03

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