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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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Arginine Vasopressin, Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH, AVP
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
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
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
Diagnosis and characterization of diabetes insipidus, psychogenic water intoxication
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Test performed Wednesday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Have patient fast and thirst (no liquids or water) for 6 hours
Place blood tube in ice for 3-5 minutes prior to blood collection
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test - type AVP in Test Name REF
Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 12/14/2015 8:26 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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