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Alpha subunit of PG hormones

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB4713 
Methodology: Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: Varies: 5-18 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 4.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain Red. Also acceptable: Lavender EDTA, pink (K2 EDTA) or Green (Sodium Heparin).
Transport: Ship frozen..
Handling: CRITICAL FROZEN..
Unacceptable conditions: Hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens
Stability: Stability:Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: May be useful for monitoring certain pituitary tumors.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83520
Last Changed: 12/21/2016 10:14:58
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 03:09:24