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ACTH

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB511

 

Synonyms: 

ACTH

Methodology: 

Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.5 mL.
Lavender EDTA top tube. Draw specimens between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.
If drawn during any other time, the reference ranges do
not apply. Transfer the plasma to a plastic, transport
tube and ship frozen. Do not thaw.
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
Stability: Ambient: 16 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 28 days

 

Notes: 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=211

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

82024

Last Changed: 

9/7/2017 10:31:44 PM

Last Reviewed: 

9/7/2017 10:31:58 PM