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Acid Labile Subunit (ALS)

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

ALS

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Red

Preferred Vol: 1 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.2 mL

 

Note: Separate within one hour. Store and ship in plastic vial.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location:  Separate within one hour. Store  in CPA freezer and ship forzen in plastic vial.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N  Collected daily; performed on Sa 4 - 17 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Esoterix/Endocrine Sciences

Department

Department:  

Esoterix/Endocrine Sciences

4301 Lost Hills Road
Calabasas Hills, CA 91301

 

Phone Number

(800) 444-9111

Reference Range

 

 

Infants: Prepubertal: Pubertal: Adults:    
0-2 months: 0.2 - 5.1 mg/L 1-2 yrs: 0.9 - 9.3 mg/L 11-18 yrs: 5.6 - 16 mg/L 19-65 yrs: 7.0 - 16 mg/L
3-6 months: 0.7 - 5.6 mg/L 3-4 yrs: 1.9 - 10 mg/L    
7-11 months: 0.7 - 7.9 mg/L 5-7 yrs: 2.3 - 11 mg/L    
  8-10 yrs: 4.2 - 13 mg/L    

 

 

Methodology

Method: Double Antibody RIA

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83519

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Acid Labile Subunit
Reference Test Number:

500012

Instructions:

Send frozen to Esoterix Mon - Fri (before noon). Same day shipment preferred.