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ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC HORMONE (ADR)

Department: Esoteric Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): ADR, ACTH
CPT Codes: 82024
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reference Range: 7 - 51 pg/mL
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: 1 lavender microtainer
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Temperature: Must be spun in refrigerated centrifuge and separated within 1 hour of drawing.
Stability: Refrigerated: 2 hours, frozen: 1 month
Reasons for Rejection: Sample not refrigerated or frozen within 1 hour of collection.
Days Performed: Monday - Friday
Times Performed: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TAT: 1 day
Special Instructions: Must be spun and separated within 1 hour of drawing.

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