Growth Hormone

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: GROWTH HOR
POE DESCRIPTION: GROWTH HORMONE; GROWTH HOR
CPT CODE: 83003-90
TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Stimulation test must be administered by a physician.  Patient should fast 12 hours before specimen collection.
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube or SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 4.0 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 3182
TEST SYNONYM(S):HGH; Human Growth Hormone; IRGH; Somatotropic Hormone; STH