Prostaglandin D Synthase (PGDS)

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Prostaglandin D Synthase (PGDS)
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Contact the Cytokine Reference Laboratory at 612-626-7057 for turnaround time.
Special Instructions:Specify specimen type. If multiple specimen types are submitted for testing, order multiple tests and specify the specimen type.

Commercial kit validated by the testing laboratory, but not FDA approved for diagnostic use.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood and/or CSF; contact Cytokine Reference Laboratory for other specimen types
Optimal Volume:l mL blood; 1 mL CSF
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL blood; 0.2 mL CSF
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Plastic leakproof container, sterile, Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature >6 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:

Allow blood samples to clot for 30 minutes from time of collection. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature.


Aliquot into two vials with 100 uL per vial. Freeze immediately at ≤ -20°C (-70°C preferred). Contact Cytokine Lab if there is adequate sample for only one vial.


Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (UMCytokine)


Reference Range:Serum: Reference range not determined CSF: Reference range not determined

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