Lab Test

Copeptin proAVP, Plasma

Arginine vasopressin, Antidiuretic hormone and ADH

Test Codes

Mayo: CPAVP, EPIC: LAB7631, Beaker:

Department

Send Outs

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: One Lavender-top EDTA tube.

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to separate plasma from cells. Transfer plasma to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 0.5 mL plasma, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 0.3 mL)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

In-Lab Processing

Centrifuge to separate plasma from cells. Transfer plasma to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 7 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 7 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 30 days

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Send Outs Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester, MN.

Performed

Monday – Saturday
Results available within 2-4 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Immunofluorescent Assay (IFA)

CPT Codes

84588
LOINC:  78987-5

Contacts

Last Updated

7/19/2021

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