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.
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 Name
0070075Gastrin
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Cross References
  • gastrin hormone blood levels
  • Gastrin, Serum