Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
ACTH

Synonyms
Adreno-corticotropic Hormone

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1 mL blood in cold lavender top tube. Keep on ice.

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-3 hours

Special Instructions
Send to Lab immediately on ice

Processing Instructions
Spin, separate, freeze immediately

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Ranges
<46 pg/mL

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