ANTI-DIURETIC HORMONE

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>ADH</span></u></b>

Synonym

ARGININE VASOPRESSIN HORMONE, VASOPRESSIN

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Plasma, three 5 mL lavender (EDTA) top tubes

Handling

Separate plasma from cells and freeze ASAP. CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Preferred Volume

6.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.1 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Non Frozen Specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Fri

Method

Radioimmunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70027)

Reference Values

Reference Values

0.0-4.7 pg/mL Interpretation provided

CPT Codes

84588

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM