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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • ADH

Test Code

  • 3157

Test Synonym

  • ANTI DIURETIC HORMONE, AVP, Arginine Vasopressin (ADH), Arginine Vasopressin, AVP, Vasopressin

Minimum Volume

  • 2 mL

Specimen Type

  • Plasma

Primary Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma

Transport Temp

  • Frozen


  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 2 mL FROZEN EDTA Plasma

Specimen Retention

  • Draw a Lavender Top EDTA tube and process ; Centrifuge in a refrigerated centrifuge, separate plasma, and freeze immediately. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.