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Anti-Diuretic Hormone (Arginine Vasopressin Hormone or AVH)

Mnemonic:    [ADH]
Name:    Anti-Diuretic Hormone (Arginine Vasopressin Hormone or AVH)
Specimen:    6 mL plasma from a Lavender (EDTA) top tube. Send to lab ASAP. Separate plasma from cells and freeze within 2 hours of collection.

Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Minimum Spec:    2.5mL
Transport Temp:    Critical Frozen sample. Freeze immediately and transport frozen.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070027
  Method:    Radioimmunoassay
Processing Info:    Submit Frozen in 2 separate ARUP tubes