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8658: Alpha Subunit Print View
Alpha Subunit ECL    ng/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

This assay is useful in the diagnosis and management of various pituitary, placental, pancreatic and hCG-producing tumors. The assay can also be useful for investigations where alpha subunit is increased under various physiological stimuli (e.g.,) GnRH stimulation and TRH stiumlation tests.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
82397

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
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly icteric; plasma






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