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Gastrin, 5 Minute
2012732
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
GAST 5
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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UUHSC Testing OnlyUUHSC Testing Only
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient fast for 12 hours prior to collection is recommended. 
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST). 
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
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2012733Gastrin, 5 Minute16896-3
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Aliases
  • gastrin hormone blood levels
  • Gastrin, Serum