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ID:487 Human chorionic gonadotrophin (CSF)
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DescriptionCSF AFP, hCG and PLAP are measured as a diagnostic aid in cases of suspected pineal tumour or in follow-up of same.
IndicationSuspected pineal tumour (brain tumour) or follow-up of same
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationRequires concurrent serum result.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesVery difficult to interpret without concurrent serum result.
Units - Not Defined -


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TATAt least 2 weeks
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentRichard Harvey:richard.harvey@imperial.nhs.uk
Originally edited by : DT. Last edited on 22/11/2018 12:46:30. Published By on 22/11/2017 12:46:30.