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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

ACTH

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$29.16

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

EDTA (purple) on ice. The tube must be full. Sample must be separated as soon as possible in a refrigerated centrifuge and frozen

Paediatric Specimen

0.4 ml EDTA blood

Sample Delivery to Lab

On ice

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Transport

Frozen

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays

Laboratory Turnaround Time

7 days

Method

Cobas e411 ECLIA

Reference Interval

1.2 - 17 pmol/L for samples taken at 0700 – 1100 hours

Uncertainty Of Measurement

10%

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL EDTA plasma. Must be frozen on receipt.

Electronic Information

Registration Code

ACTH

HL7Mapping Code

$ACTH