Synacthen


Test Information

Test Name

Synacthen

Synonyms

Serial Synacthen

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST x 3

Testing Location

PLW; PLBOP; PLR

Turn Around Time

1 Day

Forms

View Synacthen Consent Form

Collection Information

Availability

Appointment required

Preparation

  • Refer to test reference manual

Processing Information

Registration Code

SYN

Notes

  • Keep all 3x SSTs on same request number, labelling with suffix S/Y/N
  • Hand deliver to Biochemistry

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Taupo

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry


Methodology

Sample Stability

2 days

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz