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Adiponectin

Components

Name Method Department Units
Adiponectin Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Send Out ug/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 1 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • No fasting specimen collected
  • Lipemic specimen
  • Not removed from cells within time frame

Comments

Patient Prep: Patient should fast overnight prior to collection.

CPT Code

  • 83520