Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plain red, lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.25 mL)
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated or room temperature specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months
|Premature (26-28 weeks)||1219-9799 ng/dL||1219-9799 ng/dL|
|Premature (29-36 weeks)||346-8911 ng/dL||346-8911 ng/dL|
|Full Term (1-5 months)||229-3104 ng/dL||229-3104 ng/dL|
|6-12 months||less than or equal to 917ng/dL||less than or equal to 917ng/dL|
|13-23 months||less than or equal to 592 ng/dL||less than or equal to 592 ng/dL|
|2-4 years||less than or equal to 280 ng/dL||less than or equal to 249 ng/dL|
|5-6 years||less than or equal to 350 ng/dL||less than or equal to 319 ng/dL|
|7-9 years||less than or equal to 212 ng/dL||less than or equal to 187 ng/dL|
|10-12 years||less than or equal to 398 ng/dL||less than or equal to 392 ng/dL|
|13-15 years||less than or equal to 407 ng/dL||35-465 ng/dL|
|16-17 years||less than or equal to 423 ng/dL||32-478 ng/dL|
|18 years and older||Less than 226 ng/dL||Less than 442 ng/dL|
|Tanner Stage I||less than or equal to 235 ng/dL||less than or equal to 208 ng/dL|
|Tanner Stage II||less than or equal to 367 ng/dL||less than or equal to 355 ng/dL|
|Tanner Stage III||less than or equal to 430 ng/dL||less than or equal to 450 ng/dL|
|Tanner Stage IV-V||less than or equal to 412 ng/dL||35-478 ng/dL|
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|