Adiponectin [15060X]

Test Code
150608

CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum collected in a serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Instructions
1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
2. Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.
5. Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen -20°C: 21 days
Frozen -70°C: Unacceptable

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Immunoassay (ELISA)

FDA Status
This test is performed by an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) method. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. FDA. The Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. is regulated under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 7-10 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
The adiponectin test may be performed on individuals at risk of metabolic syndrome or diabetes due to poor lifestyle choices.

Performing Laboratory
Cleveland HeartLab, Inc
6701 Carnegie Avenue, Suite 500
Cleveland, OH 44103-4623



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