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Serum should be collected and then frozen immediately.
This test is not approved for New York state clients.
8 - 10 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Serum from red-top tube
The only acceptable sample type is serum collected in a red top tube. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. Store and ship frozen immediately.
Plasma or serum collected using a gel-barrier tube
Prostaglandin D2 is a major prostaglandin produced by the brain and by mast cells, and plays a role in vasodilation ("niacin flush") and in the development of allergic diseases such as asthma and alopecia.
SPE and LC-MS/MS Analysis
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|505530||Prostaglandin D2, serum||505531||Prostaglandin D2, serum||pg/mL||Pending|
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