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Test Code BLOD1208 Pancreastatin

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: FPANS

Performing Laboratory

Cambridge Biomedical Inc.

Specimen Type

GI Plasma


Specimen Required


Collect blood in special tube containing G.I. Preservative (MML supply number T669). Specimen should be separated and 2 mL plasma frozen as soon as possible.

 

NOTE:  1) Patient should be fasting 10 – 12 hours prior to collection.

            2) Patient should not be on any medications that may influence Insulin levels, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.

 


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
GI Plasma Frozen 60 days

Reference Values

0-88 pg/mL

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday

Test Classification

The performance characteristics of the listed assay was validated by Cambridge Biomedical Inc. The US FDA has not approved or cleared this test. The results of this assay can be used for clinical diagnosis without FDA approval. Cambridge Biomedical Inc. is a CLIA certified, CAP accredited laboratory for performing high complexity assays such as this one.

CPT Code Information

83519

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Anticoagulants other than EDTA with special GI preservative (MML supply T669)

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay