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S168For the quantitative measurement of human growth hormone in serum, as an aid in patient management.
|Methodology:||Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Preparation: Patient must be fasting and at complete rest 30 minutes before blood collection. Allow blood samples to clot (15 mins). Separate the serum from the cells by centrifuging for 10 minutes. Store serum at 2-8°C until analysis.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Stability : Refrigerate immediately. Stable at 2–8°C for 8 hours or for 2 months (aliquotted) at –20°C. Avoid repeated thawing and freezing.
Accu Reference Medical Laboratory
|Cross Reference:||Human Growth Hormone (Growth Hormone)|
Males: Up to 3 ng/mL
Females: Up to 8 ng/mL
0.05 to 40 ng/mL Values above 40 ng/mL will be reported as > than 40 ng/mL.