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*PIH PANEL

Mnemonic

PIH PAN

Synonym

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Panel

Includes

Creatinine, BUN, AST (SGOT), Uric Acid

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (PST) top tube

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST - 30 minutes and red top tubes - 60 minutes). Preferably, separate serum or plasma from cells before transport.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL Serum/Plasma

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL Serum/Plasma (0.60 mL minimum whole blood draw)

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (≤ -20°C): 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

24 hours

Method

Colorimetry, Enzymatic

Reference Values

Reference Values

Critical Values

For critical age related ranges see Chemistry Reference Ranges and Critical Values

CPT Codes

Creatinine: 82565, BUN: 84520, AST: 84450, Uric Acid: 84550

Last Updated: Thursday, November 9, 2017 01:15:08 PM


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