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Test ID: AVP    
Arginine Vasopressin, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis and characterization of diabetes insipidus

 

Diagnosis of psychogenic water intoxication

 

As an adjunct in the diagnosis of syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH), including ectopic arginine vasopressin production

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Arginine Vasopressin, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

ADH
Antidiuretic Hormone
Arginine Vasopressin, Plasma
AVP
Diabetes Insipidus
SIDAH
Vasopressin/ADH

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