Test Details

Mnemonic

ACHMD

Ordering Code

3680030

CPT-4 Code(s)

83519

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Lipemic, hemolyzed specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Radiobinding Assay
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Reference Range

<32% inhibition
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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