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COPEPTIN

Alternative Names:c-terminal proAVP
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:COPT
Specimen Types:Plasma
Serum
Container Types:
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:4 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Must be discussed with Chemical Pathologist
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:On Ice

Send interstate on dry ice

Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:NSW Health Pathology, (SSWPS) - RPA
Additional Notes:

Must be approved by Chemical Pathologist

Not suitable for investigation of hyponatraemia