Print View Attached Docs:
Methodology: chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date: 3/2/2006
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82670
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Light green top plasma separator tube (PST), red top tube, or green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 100 uL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated if received in laboratory within 48 hours of collection; frozen on dry ice if submitted by client outside Eugene/Springfield area.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen frozen and thawed more than once; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 48 hours after collection; EDTA plasma.

Males . <20-47 pg/mL
Female Post-menopausal <20-40 pg/mL
Non-pregnant Female Mid-follicular phase 27-122 pg/mL
Mid-luteal phase 49-291 pg/mL
Peri-ovulatory phase 95-433 pg/mL

PeaceHealth Laboratories