ALPHA-SUBUNIT OF PITUITARY GLYCOPROTEIN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.35 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis

Methodology
Immunochemiluminescent Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 90 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeASUB
CPT-4 Code (s)
82397
LOINC Codes
14170-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory