Specimen Requirements

Title

ACTH, PLASMA

Specimen Requirement

Draw 1mL plasma collected in an EDTA (lav top) tube. Centrifuge immediately after collection to separate plasma from cells. Transfer plasma to a plastic screw capped transport tube and mark the specimen type as plasma on the tube. FREEZE immediately.

Contact lab for dry ice for shipment.

Methodology

Stability

Frozen 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2-3 Days

Clinical Use

Test Code

ACTHS