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Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Serum or Plasma
3000219
Ordering Recommendation

Testing is primarily of research interest.

Mnemonic
PROSTAG D2
Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
10-17 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Aspirin, indomethacin, or anti-inflammatory medications should be discontinued, if possible, at least 48 hours prior to collection. 
Collect
Plain Red or Lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells within 10 minutes of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000220Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Serum/Plasma12839-7
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Aliases
  • PG D2 Forward

Performed at Interscience