Test Details

Mnemonic

PRINS

Ordering Code

3681100

CPT-4 Code(s)

84206

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Patient must fast 12 - 15 hours before collection.

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA
Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Critical frozen

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 2 months

Methodology

Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
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Reference Range

0-17 years: Not Established
18 years and older: ≤8.0 pmol/L
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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