Arginine Vasopressin, Plasma

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: AVP MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood- plasma

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to Reference Laboratory

Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Special Instructions: Have patient fast and thirst for 6 hours

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 3-11 days

Additional Info: Reference Values:
Adults: <1.7 pg/mL
Reference valeus were determined on platelet-poor EDTA plasma from individuals fasting no longer than overnight.

Synonyms: ADH
Antidiuretic Hormone

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