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Test ID BLOD1194 Pancreatic Polypeptide, Plasma

Useful For

Detection of pancreatic endocrine tumors

 

Assessment of vagal nerve function after meal or sham feeding

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Fasting (8 hours)

2. Specimen must be kept cold at all times following draw.

3. Refrigerated centrifuge is not required.

Additional Information: Include patient's age.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild reject; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Plasma separator tube

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Frozen 90 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday; 2 p.m.

Analytic Time

3 days

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83519

Reporting Name

Pancreatic Polypeptide, P

Reference Values

0-19 years: not established

20-29 years: <228 pg/mL

30-39 years: <249 pg/mL

40-49 years: <270 pg/mL

50-59 years: <291 pg/mL

60-69 years: <312 pg/mL

70-79 years: <332 pg/mL

≥80 years: not established

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
13086 Pancreatic Polypeptide, P