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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Lavender Top
ACTH
Allow tube to fill completely
Alternative name(s) Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Adrenal Corticotropin Corticotropin

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed Monday-Friday 0630h-1430h    
When reported
Monday-Friday    
   
LIS code:
JACTHB
EPIC Code:
ACTH
   
Important notes: Collect in iced, lavender top tubes. Note site and time of collection. Keep on ice and bring immediately to lab.
Draw in chilled tube and submit on ice.

Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with specimen.
Transportation notes: On ice
Transportation devices:
Specimen preparation: Separate and freeze immediately.

MCL Web resources Specimen packaging pages Reference lab 

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Last revised 10/20/2014