Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : ACTH Random Order Code : ACTHO
Synonyms: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, ACTH, Corticotropin
Specimen Type: Plasma frozen
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Immunoassay
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 6 hours
Special Handling: Specimen must be kept on ice until centrifuged. Centrifuge, separate plasma, and freeze immediately.
CPT Codes: 82024
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB511
SHC EPIC Code: LABACTHO
Causes For Rejection: Specimens received not frozen. Gross hemolysis.
Department: Special Chemistry