Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 1000025

Test Code
ACTH or 1000025

Alias/See Also
ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone); ACTH (Corticotropin); Adrenal Corticotropin Hormone; Corticotropin; Cushing's Disease

CPT Codes
82024

Instructions
Iced lavender top tube (EDTA) and place in ice bath post collection.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the chilled lavender top tube ASAP, aliquot EDTA plasma (Min. 0.2 mL) into a standard transport tube, and freeze immediately.

Transport Temperature
Frozen.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; After separation from cells: Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Immunoassay using chemiluminescence

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
1-3 days

Reference Range
0-46 pg/mL

Clinical Significance
LIMITATIONS:

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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