ARGININE VASOPRESSIN HORMONE (ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in three lavender EDTA tube. Centrifuge, separate plasma from cells within 2 hours and send 6.0 mL plasma (2.5 mL minimum) frozen in screw-capped plastic vials. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
0.0-6.9 pg/mL

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time7-14 days
Test CodeAVAH
CPT-4 Code (s)
84588 RUO
LOINC Codes
3126-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory