ACTH

Test ID: Z0126

CPT code: 82024
LOINC: 2141-0
Specimen Type: EDTA
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 1 day
Instructions: Draw blood in an ice-cooled, lavender-top tube. Spin in refrigerated
centrifuge. Send 1mL plasma, frozen. Min 0.5mL. AM specimen preferred.
Text: Useful For:Determining the cause of hypercortisolism and hypocortisolism states. Cortisol, the main glucocorticoid, plays a central role in glucose metabolism and in the body’s response to stress.
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

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