Test Details

Mnemonic

SHGB

Ordering Code

3619980

CPT-4 Code(s)

84311

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Centrifuges separate serum from cells within 2 hours or collection and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.7 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Room temperature: 2 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Quantitative Spectrophotometry
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Reference Range

0.0 - 11.3 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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