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  Adenocorticotropic Hormone Specimen Type:
  also known as ACTH

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 6 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure
  or:6 mL EDTA draw
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Male 7 69 pg/mL N/A
Female 6 58 pg/mL N/A
Unit of measure: pg/mL
Ideal sample: 6.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3.0 mL Whole Blood (0.5 mL EDTA plasma)
Method of collection: must be collected in a plastic tube
Transportation: Transport to lab immediately.
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Blood Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 2-3 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: ACTH
CyberLAB code: 8262
Lab Processing Instructions: CRITICAL FROZEN.  Separate from cells as soon as possible. Place plasma in a plastic vial and freeze immediately.