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growth hormone (esoterix)
Synonyms: HGH ; Human Growth Hormone ; Somatotropic Hormone ; Somatotropin ; STH 
Computer Code: (RGHE)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Send immediately to Special Chemistry. 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, freeze. Remove serum from cells within 1 hour of collection. Min 0.3 mL serum. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83003 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 05/04/2016
Time: 11:29:40 (24hr)