Test Details

Mnemonic

NASHF

Ordering Code

3515970

CPT-4 Code(s)

0003M (or 82172, 82247, 82465, 82947, 82977, 83010, 83883, 84450, 84460, 84478)

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Patient should fast 8 hours previous to collection.

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within two hours of collection and send 3.5 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial. Please include patient height and weight.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, nonfasting specimen
Patients <14 years of age

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen (-70°C): 7 days

Methodology

Not available
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Reference Range

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Performing Laboratory

LabCorp
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