Last Modified: 2/2/2022 2:24:35 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Fasting is recommended but not required
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL  Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube 
Collection Instructions:
  1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
  3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
  4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 1 day Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (Store & Transport)
193 days Frozen at -20° & -70°
Rejection Criteria: Specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits; hemolyzed specimens
Reference Range:

ADMA (Asymmetric dimethylarginine) <100 ng/mL
SDMA (Symmetric dimethylarginine) 73-135 ng/mL

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Clinical Significance: ADMA and SDMA may be measured in individuals with multiple risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 5 to 8 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
Other Testing Facility: to Cleveland HeartLab, Inc.
PHL Test Code: ADSD
EPIC Test Code: LAB3097
Send Out Test Code: 94153 Heartlab Code: C301
Included Tests: Asymmetric dimethylarginine; Symmetric dimethylarginine
CPT Coding: 82542

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