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Test ID   LAB511
EPIC Order
  ACTH
CPT Code(s)   82024
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   888
Specimen Routine: 1 full pre-chilled lavender top tube(3mL); see Comments for additional information
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   average: 3-5 days
Reference Range Normal:

See separate report

Comments
Collect in pre-chilled lavender top tube.
Morning specimens (6am-10am) preferable.
Deliver immediately to Core Laboratory on ICE. 
Sample must be spun in refrigerated centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.  (If a refrigerated centrifuge is unavailable, chill the centrifuge carriers.  Centrifuge the specimen for <=5 minutes, then promptly transfer plasma.)

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on March 15, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514