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Arginine Vasopressin Hormone

Components

Name Method Department Units
Anti-Diuretic Hormone Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Send Out pg/mL

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 6 mL
Alternate

Pink tube (EDTA)

6 mL 6 mL
Stability

Frozen - 1 month(s)
Room temperature - 2 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not frozen within specified time frame
  • Not centrifuged within time frame
  • Refrigerated specimen

Comments

CRITICAL FROZEN! Separate specimens must be submitted if multiple tests are ordered.

CPT Code

  • 84588