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252: Arginine Vasopressin (AVP, Antidiuretic Hormone) Print View
Arginine Vasopressin   1 - 13.3  pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 4 (2.5) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 1 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Antidiuretic Hormone (also called ADH or Vasopressin) regulates water reabsorption in the kidney, reducing diuresis and increasing blood volume and pressure. The syndrome of inappropriate release of ADH (SIADH) occurs with neoplasia, pulmonary disorders (e.g., pneumonia and tuberculosis), CNS disorders, and with specific drugs.

4 mL plasma (1.1 mL minimum) collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Draw blood in a pre-chilled lavender-top tube and keep tube chilled.
Centrifuge immediately. Separate and freeze immediately. Do not thaw.
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Transport Temperature: Frozen
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Reject Criteria: Received room temperature, refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
6 days

CPT Code
84588

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Limitations: Elevated platelets may cause elevated results. `< METHODOLOGY: Extraction/Radioimmunoassay (RIA)






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