Growth Hormone, RIA (Endocrine Sciences)

CPT: 83003
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Test Details

Methodology

Double antibody radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum, frozen

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

Gel-barrier tube

Collection

Serum must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Send serum in a plastic transport tube. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Freeze. Stable at room temperature or refrigerated for one day. Stable for 200 days frozen.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
500632 Growth Hormone, RIA, Endo Sci 500633 Growth Hormone, RIA, Endo Sci ng/mL 2963-7
500632 Growth Hormone, RIA, Endo Sci 501073 Growth Hormone, RIA, Endo Sci N/A

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