Test Overview
Test Methodology

Radioimmunoprecipitation

Test Usage

To determine presence of antibodies against exogenously administered growth hormone.

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday
Analytic Time

4 - 10 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 59 (ZW59) (Esoterix Endocrinology 500214)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 1 hour of collection. Freeze.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum (This volume does not allow for repeat testing)
Additional Information

One month or more of growth hormone therapy is probably required to develop antibody to growth hormone. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Esoterix Endocrinology.

Billing
CPT Code
86277
NY State Approved
No