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GROWTH HORMONE

Test Number:
  • 0070080
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • Serum
Container Type:
  • SST
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 1 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • PATIENT PREPARATION: Random growth hormone collection should be performed on fasting patients who have rested for at least 30 minutes prior to collection.
Transport Temperature:
  • Refridgerated
Specimen Stability:
  • After separation from cells: Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 28 days
Methodology:
  • Immunoassay
CPT Code:
  • 83003
Reject Criteria:
  • Plasma
Reference Range:
  • <20 years: ≤10.1 ng/mL, ≥20 years: ≤7.1 ng/mL
Report Available:
  • 6 days

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