Test Details

Mnemonic

15AGC

Ordering Code

3400418

CPT-4 Code(s)

84378

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; anticoagulants other than EDTA, unspun serum separator tubes

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Enzymatic
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Reference Range

AGE Reference Range
< or = 1 year: Not established
MALE: 2 - 17 years: 15.0 - 38.0 mcg/mL
MALE: > or = 18 years: 7.3 - 36.6 mcg/mL
FEMALE: 2 - 17 years: 11.2 - 35.7 mcg/mL
FEMALE: > or = 18 years: 7.5 - 28.4 mcg/mL
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