Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ACTH MAYO

Specimen Type: Plasma

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL (minimum 1.25 mL)

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Special Instructions: Collect on Ice.

Spin down in a refrigerated centrifuge and immediately separate plasma from cells. Morning (6 a.m. -10:30 a.m.) specimen is desirable.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-2 days

Additional Info: Reference Range: 7.2-63 pg/mL (a.m. draws)

No established reference range for p.m. draws.
Pediatric reference values are the same as adults, as confirmed by peer reviewed literature.

CPT Code: 82024

Synonyms: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

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