Test Details

Mnemonic

TGFBP

Ordering Code

3600019

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520

Specimen Information

Collect

Green lithium heparin
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Critical frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, heat-inactivated specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 30 minutes
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
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Reference Range

463 - 5423 pg/mL
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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