GRP - Specimen: Cyclic AMP, Urinary Excretion

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: GRP    
Cyclic AMP, Urinary Excretion

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum
Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Serum and urine are required. Serum must be drawn at time of urine collection.

 

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as serum.

 

Specimen Type: Urine

Container/Tube: 60 mL urine container (Supply T313)

Specimen Volume: 14 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. Label specimen as urine.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

Serum: 0.5 mL/Urine: 5.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
SerumRefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Frozen 90 days
UrineFrozen14 days