Adiponectin 
Mnemonic ADIPONEC
CPT 83520
Test Code 3551320
Synonyms  
Test Includes  
Specimen Serum
Volume 0.3 mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep Centrifuge* Transfer serum or plasma to Plastic Transport Tube
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 14 days
Stability Refrig 14 days
Stability Frozen 14 days
Methodology Enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay (ELISA)
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value 0-25 years Male: 4-26 ug/mL Female: 5-37 ug/mL 25-31 years Male: 4-20 ug/mL Female: 5-28 ug/mL Greater than 31 years Male: 2-20 ug/mL Female: 4-22 ug/mL; 
Performed/TAT Monday - Sunday        
Comments Results for this test are for research purposes only by the assay's manufacturer. The performance characteristics of this product have not been established. Results should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure. This procedure may be considered by Medicare and other carriers as investigational and, therefore, may not be payable as a covered benefit for patients.