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Prostaglandin D2, Urine
This test is not available for New York patient testing
10 mL urine
Aliquot of a well-mixed 24 hr. Collect urine without preservatives. Record 24-hour urine volume on test request form and urine vial. Aspirin, Indomethacin, and some other medications strongly suppress the production and release of Prostaglandins. For baseline determinations, these medications should be discontinued, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to specimen collection.
Plastic screw-cap container
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 6 months
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA and is designated as research use only. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Inter Science Institute. This test is not intended for diagnosis or patient management decisions without confirmation by other medically established means.
Inter Science Institute
944 West Hyde Park Blvd
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 12 days
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
(The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.)
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