Test Details

Mnemonic

ASDMA

Ordering Code

3400823

CPT-4 Code(s)

82542

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Fasting is recommended but not required

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE. Allow
blood to clot for 30 minutes. Centrifuge for 10 minutes. Separate serum from cells and send 1.0
mL in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis

Stability

Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 23 days
Frozen: 193 days

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
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Reference Range

ADMA (Asymmetric dimethylarginine) <100 ng/mL
SDMA (Symmetric dimethylarginine) 73-135 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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