AVP - Overview: Arginine Vasopressin, Plasma

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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.


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

Antidiuretic Hormone
Arginine Vasopressin, Plasma
Diabetes Insipidus