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Vasopressin, arginine vasopressin hormone, ADH.
To evaluate disorders that affect urine concentration related to fluctuations of ADH secretion, such as diabetes insipidus.
Plasma collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
|Age||Antidiuretic Hormone*||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.923)|
|Neonates||Less than 1.5 pg/mL||Less than 1.4 pmol/L|
|1 day–18 yr (normally hydrated)||0.5–1.7 pg/mL||Less than 0.5–1.6 pmol/L|
|Adult (normally hydrated)||1–5 pg/mL||0.9–4.6 pmol/L|
This test should be ordered and interpreted with results of a serum osmolality.
|Serum Osmolality*||Antidiuretic Hormone||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.923)|
|270–280 mOsm/kg||Less than 1.5 pg/mL||Less than 1.4 pmol/L|
|280–285 mOsm/kg||Less than 2.5 pg/mL||Less than 2.3 pmol/L|
|285–290 mOsm/kg||1–5 pg/mL||0.9–4.6 pmol/L|
|290–295 mOsm/kg||2–7 pg/mL||1.8–6.5 pmol/L|
|295–300 mOsm/kg||4–12 pg/mL||3.7–11.1 pmol/L|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antidiuretic Hormone." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425388/all/Antidiuretic_Hormone.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antidiuretic Hormone. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425388/all/Antidiuretic_Hormone. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antidiuretic Hormone. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425388/all/Antidiuretic_Hormone
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antidiuretic Hormone [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425388/all/Antidiuretic_Hormone.
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