TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: CPAVP    
Copeptin proAVP, Plasma

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Patient Preparation: For water-deprived testing, have the patient fast and thirst for at least 8 hours (no liquids, including water, are allowed)

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic screw-top vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Information: Centrifuge and aliquot plasma into plastic vial. Do not submit in original tube.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Plasma EDTARefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Frozen 30 days
 Ambient 7 days