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ID:136 Neurone Specific Enolase (NSE)
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DescriptionOnly useful in the follow up of lung and neuroendocrine tumours
IndicationMonitoring/diagnosis neuroendocrine tumours (neuroblastoma, SCLC, islet cell carcinoma, APUD, melanoma)
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions. Haemolysis invalidates
Min. Vol2mL
Freq.Fortnightly

Ref. Range (Male)<12.5
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed) <10.0
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsug/L
IP Acute TAT3 days
IP Routine TAT3 days
GP Acute TAT3 days
GP Routine TAT3 days
Turnround CommentKevin Green:kevin.green@sth.nhs.uk

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 17/10/2017. Published By DT on 17/10/2017.