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Collagen Binding Assay (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:CBA
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Plasma
Container Types:
Sodium CitrateSodium Citrate
Adults Volume or Mass:2.7 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Add exactly 2.7 mL of blood & mix by inversion.
Deliver to laboratory within 60 minutes
Must be discussed with a Laboratory Haematologist

Specimens cannot be analysed or re- analysed beyond 4 to 6 hours after collection.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Aliquot
Store at -20'C
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:The Alfred Pathology Service (APS)
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send Frozen on Dry Ice
Additional Notes:

Reference Range: 50-200 %