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Test Code ACTHP / 500471-EX ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
SoftID ACTHP
EPIC LAB10004
Esoterix 500471

Performing Laboratory

Esoterix Laboratory Services (LabCorp Specialty Testing Group)

Clinical Significance

This test should be ordered ONLY by a endocrinology specialist or as a result of consultation with a endocrinology specialist.

Method Name

Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)

Reference Values

6-48 pg/mL

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

1-3 Days

Specimen Type

Plasma

Preferred Container

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)

Preferred Volume

Plasma: 1 mL (Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)) -

0.3 mL does not allow for repeat testing

Minimum Volume

Plasma: 0.3 mL (Lavender Top Tube (EDTA))

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Collect into iced plastic lavender top (EDTA) tube noting time of collection.

2. After venipuncture, immediately immerse the tubes in an ice bath.

3. Separate plasma from cells by centrifugation.

4. Separate plasma into a plastic transport tube and freeze immediately.

Add On Capable

Contact Reference Lab – If add-on can never be done, report the test to the Administrative Analyst

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

82024 Adrenocorticotopic Hormone (ACTH)  

LOINC Code Information

2141-0

Performing Laboratory Location

Esoterix Laboratory Services (LabCorp Specialty Testing Group)