Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Urine


Sunquest Code:FPD2U  
Epic Code:LAB8055Epic Name:Prostaglandin D2, Urine
Synonyms:PGD2
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:84150
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 5-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, Random
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 5 mL.
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Patient Preparation:Patient should not be on aspirin, indomethacin or anti-inflammatory medications (if possible) for at least 48 hours prior to collection of specimen.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or refrigerated specimen. 24 hour or other timed urines.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 10 mL, 5 mL minimum. Freeze immediately. Critical frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3000240


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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