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Test Code AMSH Alpha Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone

Important Note

Spin down, separate plasma from cells and freeze ASAP.
 

Collection Container

Lavender top (EDTA) tube

Specimen Required

Plasma

Specimen Volume

3 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: Not stable
Refrigerated: 6 hours
Frozen: 90 days
 

CPT codes

83520

EMR Interface Order Code

70943

LOINC Code

1820-0