500011: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)

Esoterix Test No. 500011
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CPT:

82024

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Test Details

Synonyms

  • ACTH

Methodology

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)

Reference Interval

Range (pg/mL)

6 - 48

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

EDTA plasma

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Collection

Use EDTA (lavender-top tube) plasma only! Collect into iced plastic lavender top (EDTA) tube, noting time of collection. After venipuncture, immediately immerse the tubes in an ice bath. Separate plasma from cells by centrifugation. Separate plasma into a plastic transport tube and freeze immediately. 

Storage Instructions

Store and ship frozen in plastic transport tube.