Test Overview
Test Methodology

Immunofluorescent Assay

Test Usage

The investigation of the differential diagnosis of patients with water balance disorders, including diabetes insipidus in conjunction with osmolality and hydration status

Reference Range *

Non-water deprived, non-fasting adults: <13.1 pmol/L
Water deprived, fasting adults: <15.2 pmol/L
Non-water deprived, non-fasting pediatric patients: <14.5 pmol/L

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
CPAVP
MiChart Code
CPAVP
Synonyms
  • ADH
  • Antidiuretic Hormone
  • Arginine Vasopressin
  • Vasopressin
  • AVP
  • ARGININE VASOPRESSIN, PLASMA
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo CPAVP
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Instruct patient to fast and thirst for 8 hours prior to specimen collection (no food or liquids, including water). Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Centrifuge and aliquot plasma into a screw capped, plastic tube. Freeze.

Special Handling
Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL EDTA plasma
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL EDTA plasma
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
84588
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