Test Details

Mnemonic

MUSKE

Ordering Code

3600115

CPT-4 Code(s)

83519

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly lipemic, icteric or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Room Temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 month

Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
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Reference Range

Negative 0.00 - 0.03 nmol/L
Positive 0.04 nmol/L or greater
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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