Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 13, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91248

Growth Hormone

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.4 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.4 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Fasting Specimen is Preferred
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
  • Patient should be at complete rest for 30 minutes prior to blood collection
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Tissue
  • Urine
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83003
Components:
  • 91248 - GROWTH HORMONE
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