Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Arginine Vasopressin Order Code : YAVH
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: ADH
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1.15 mL
Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Standard Run Times: Wed, noon
Turnaround Time: 6 days
Special Handling: Have patient fast and thirst for 6 hours. No liquids, including water, are allowed. Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s), and process 5 mL of EDTA whole blood as follows: Spin down in a refrigerated centrifuge at approximately 1,000 x G (2,000 rpm for a 20-cm radius centrifuge) for 10 minutes. Remove plasma, carefully avoiding the platelet/buffy coat. Send 2 mL of EDTA platelet-poor plasma frozen in plastic vial. (Glass vial is not acceptable.)
CPT Codes: 84588
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3993
SHC EPIC Code: LABYAVH
Causes For Rejection: Specimens that contain radioactive isotopes
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology; Nephrology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/80344