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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeASCA
External Price$189.52(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

None

Patient Specimen5 mL clotted blood.
Paediatric Specimen1 mL clotted blood
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions100 uL serum - minimum 1 mL serum - preferred Store in fridge
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Immunology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0414 | x80414
Test AvailabilityBatched at least monthly
Turnaround Time4 weeks
Reference Interval

ASCA reference range (units/mL):

Negative     <20
Weak positive     20.1 - 24.9
Moderate/strong positive     >25

Interpretation

ASCA IgG or IgA are present in approximately 60% of Crohn's disease patients. Less than 5% of healthy controls may have a low titre positive result which is usually IgG. Combination IgG and IgA positivity in high titre is highly suggestive of Crohn's disease.

Delphic Number Test Number6792

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