Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ACTH
POE DESCRIPTION: ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE; ACTH
CPT CODE: 82024-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.

CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube on ice
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL EDTA plasma)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL EDTA plasma)
REFERENCE RANGE: See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 3102
TEST SYNONYM(S):ACTH; Adrenal Corticotropin; Corticotropin