Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Free Alpha Subunit Order Code : YASU
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Alpha-Subunit Pituitary Tumor Marker
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.35 mL
Methodology: Immunochemiluminescent Assay (ICMA)
Standard Run Times: Thu 11am
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 1.0 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial. Refrigerated specimen is acceptable if received within 7 days from time of draw.
CPT Codes: 83520
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3274
SHC EPIC Code: LABYASU
Causes For Rejection: Grossly hemolyzed specimens
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/9003