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pawsPathologyManual: Arginine Vasopressin

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Arginine Vasopressin

Synonyms

AVP, Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH, Arginine Vasopressin

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

4.0 mL pre-chilled blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL pre-chilled purple top EDTA blood tube

Storage and Transport

EDTA plasma stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than EDTA plasma, warm plasma, specimen that contain radioactive isotopes

Turn Around Time

5-15 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

84588

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,683

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Diagnosis and characterization of diabetes insipidus, psychogenic water intoxication

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Wednesday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

RIA

Patient Prep

Have patient fast and thirst (no liquids or water) for 6 hours

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Place blood tube in ice for 3-5 minutes prior to blood collection

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type AVP in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir