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Test Code GH Ab Rflx Growth Hormone Antibody with Reflex

Clinical System Name

Growth Hormone Antibody with Reflex

Synonyms

Growth Hormone Antibodies

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Gold Microtainer or Red or Lavender/EDTA or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.4 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Spin sample and aliquot serum/plasma into plastic aliquot tube. Store sample in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and aliquot serum/plasma into plastic aliquot tube. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp

7 d

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily; Set-up T at Quest. 5 - 8 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Negative

 

Methodology

Method: Radiobinding Assay

Analytical Volume: 0.2 mL serum or plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86277

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Growth Hormone Antibody (37072 X)
Reference Test Number: 42218N
Instructions: Send out M - F with the Quest courier.