84850:18 HYDROXYCORTICOSTERONE

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84850:18 HYDROXYCORTICOSTERONE
Alias Names: 18 OH / 18H / 18 OH CORTICO
Methodology: Extraction / Chromatography / Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Edit Date: 8/16/2010
Performed: Wednesday
Released: 9 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 82528-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separator serum into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Standard Volume: 3mL serum
Minimum Volume: 1 mL serum
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: Diagnosis of adrenal adenoma.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen not frozen within 3 days of collection.

Reference Range:
Adult (8-10 a.m.) Upright Supine
5-80 ng/dL 4-37 ng/dL