Prostaglandin D2, serum

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Prostaglandin D2, serum-994

  
Prostaglandin D2, serum
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
PG D2
Prostaglandins: D2
  

Prostaglandin D2 is a major prostaglandin produced by the brain and by mast cells, and plays a role in vasodilation ("niacin flush") and in the development of allergic diseases such as asthma and alopecia.

  

Aspirin, indomethacin, or anti-inflammatory medications should be discontinued, if possible, at least 48 hours prior to collection.

  
Serum
  
  
5.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

The only acceptable sample type is serum collected in a red top tube. Transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. Store and ship frozen immediately.

  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  4. Freeze immediatley
  

Frozen (strict) - 60 days

  
  • Non-frozen specimen
  • Plasma or serum collected using a gel barrier tube.
  
Labcorp (505530): R-NX
  
12 days
  

SPE and LC-MS/MS Analysis

  
84150
  
Result 12839-7
  
05/24/2019
  
07/25/2022
  
07/29/2022