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.
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)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84150

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000220 Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Serum/Plasma 12839-7
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Aliases
  • PG D2 Forward
Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Serum or Plasma

Interscience