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Antidiuretic Hormone

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code AVP
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Extraction, RIA
Collection Instructions Draw in pre-chilled Tube and bring to Lab on Ice. Submit serum for osmolality at same time
Container type Lavender top (on ice)
Amount to Collect 8 mL blood
Sample type EDTA Plasma
Preferred volume 4 mL plasma
Min. Volume 1.1 mL plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Not delivered on ice
Processing notes Process immediately. Separate plasma and freeze at -20C. Do not thaw. Order Quest # 31260P
Units ng/L
Normal range
Antiduretic Hormone 1.0 - 13.3 pg/mL
Serum osmolality 283-301 mmol/kg
Synonyms ADH; Arginine vasopressin; AVP
Stability Room temperature 1 hour, refrigerated 6 hours, frozen at -20C 6 months.
Turn around times Test run Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. Turnaround time: 5-7 days.
Additional information To convert ng/L to mU/L (SI unit) multiply by 2.5
CPT coding 84588-90
LOINC code 3126-0
Last Updated 12/19/2012 4:28:47 PM
Entry Number 14
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