Test Details

Mnemonic

ACTH

Ordering Code

1004300

CPT-4 Code(s)

82024

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

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

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Critical frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, icteric, grossly lipemic, non-frozen samples, serum

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
more

Reference Range

<46 pg/mL
more

Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
more