PIH PANEL

Mnemonic

PIH

Synonym

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Panel

Includes

SAGH: Creatinine, BUN, Uric Acid, LDH, SGPT (ALT), TBIL GSRMC, SPCH, SNLH : CBC, BUN, Creatinine, Uric Acid, SGOT (AST), SGPT (ALT) SLCH: CBC, BUN, Creatinine, Uric Acid, LDH, SGOT (AST), SGPT (ALT), TBIL

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: 30 minutes). Preferably, separate serum or plasma from cells before transport.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Specimens collected using lithium heparin tubes (PST) are stable up to 7 days refrigerated (2-8°C) on the primary spun gel tube. AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (15-25°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Colorimetry, Enzymatic

Reference Values

Reference Values

See specific test.
Age adjusted ranges.

Critical Values

See specific tests.

CPT Codes

varies

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:25 AM