Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
AVH PLASMA
Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

3-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 6 mL plasma to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes and freeze immediately. (Min: 2.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Unacceptable Conditions

Non-frozen specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

Effective May 21, 2012
0.0-6.9 pg/mL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84588

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070027 Arginine Vasopressin Hormone 3126-0
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Aliases
  • ADH
  • ADH, Plasma
  • Antidiuretic Hormone
  • Antidiuretic Hormone, Plasma
  • Arginine Vasopressin, Plasma
  • AVH, Plasma
  • AVP
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • SIADH
  • Vasopressin
  • Vasopressin/ADH
Arginine Vasopressin Hormone