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Gastrin
0070075
Ordering Recommendation
Aids in diagnosis of carcinoid and gastrinoma  tumors.
Mnemonic
GAST
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient fast for 12 hours prior to collection is recommended.  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma, Tissue or Urine. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.   
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
0-100 pg/mL
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
82941
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070075Gastrin2333-3
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Aliases
  • gastrin hormone blood levels
  • Gastrin, Serum