Vasopressin (ADH) – Buhlmann Diagnostics Corp

Vasopressin (ADH)

Vasopressin RIA and Vasopressin Direct RIA are for Research Use Only.  Not for use in diagnostic procedures in the US.

Health Canada License for Vasopressin Direct RIA: HC89115.


Anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), or [Arg8]-Vasopressin (AVP), is a peptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus and stored in the posterior part of pituitary gland. ADH acts on kidneys, concentrating urine by promoting the re-absorption of water from the cortical collecting duct.



Sensitivity 1.25 pg/ml
Specificity <0.001% cross-reactivity with Oxytocin
Reproducibility pre-measured standards and two controls

Product Information

Vasopressin Vasopressin Direct
Method 125I-RIA 125I-RIA
Time to results 48 h 48 h
Sample type 1 ml EDTA plasma & urine 0.8 ml EDTA plasma
Standard range 0.63-80  pg/ml 1.25-80  pg/ml
Sensitivity 0.4 pg/ml 0.75 pg/ml
Catalog Number see below see below

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Vasopressin RIA- RK-AR1-U
Vasopressin Direct RIA- RK-VPD-U

Vasopressin RIA- RK-AR1-U
Vasopressin Direct RIA- RK-VPD-U