|Test Code||HGHES / 500212E|
|Test||GROWTH HORMONE, PEDIATRIC, SERUM|
|Methodology||Double Antibody RIA|
|Description||Please order this test if patient is 16 years of age or younger. For adult patients order Growth Hormone, Serum (HGH).|
|Specimen||Draw blood in a plain red top or serum separator tube. Spin down within one hour and send 1.0 mL (minimum 0.4 mL) of serum FROZEN in a plastic screw-capped vial.|
|Reference Values||Reference Range:
Newborn (1 Day): 5-53 ng/mL.
Newborn (1 Week): 5-27 ng/mL.
Newborn (1-12 Months): 2-10 ng/mL.
Following an 8-12 hour overnight fast:
Children and Adults: = 6 ng/mL.
|Analytic Time||2 to 4 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|