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Lab Test Dictionary

ACTH, Plasma (211)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH); Corticotropin

Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB00901

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-3 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. If drawn at any other time, the reference ranges do not apply.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 16 Hours; Refrigerated: 24 Hours; Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Received thawed

Test Volume Required

1.5 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Plasma


CPT Codes

82024


Revised

07-07-19

Initials

SL