Skip to content

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here. Hide this message

Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Chromium

Chromium

EDTA

TestChromium
Common AbbreviationsCHRO
ProfileNA
Tube typeEDTA
Clinical IndicationSome patients implanted with metal on metal hip replacements develop soft tissue reactions due to wear debris. If suspected, MHRA recommend that whole blood chromium and cobalt are measured.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeEDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume2mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time5 - 10 days
LaboratorySAS Trace Element Lab Surrey Research Park 15 Frederick Sanger Road Guildford Surrey GU2 7YD 01483 689978
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
Notes
Two female receptionists on the phone at a desk smiling

Feedback

Internal hospital signage with arrows to Main Reception, Outpatients and Pharmacy

A-Z of Services

Chinese Poland

View all languages >

Invitation to attend the Trust’s Annual Members Meeting

Trust members and the general public are invited to find out more about their local hospitals by attending the Trust’s virtual Annual Members Meeting (AMM), incorporating the Annual General Meeting (AGM), on Tuesday 26 October 2021, between 11:00am-12:30pm.