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Somatostatin, Plasma (INACTIVE as of 11/18/13. Refer to 2008796)
0098192
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SOMAT
Methodology
Quantitative Extraction/Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
6-13 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). Collect in a pre-chilled tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.8 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.6 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Thawed specimens. Grossly hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 28 days 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
84307
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0098192Somatostatin Quant, Plasma2961-1
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Aliases
  • Somatotropin Release Inhibiting Factor (SRIF) (Somatostatin)
  • Somatotropin Release-Inhibitin Factor (Somatostatin)
  • SRIF (Somatostatin)

Performed at Quest Diagnostics