Pancreatic Polypeptide
0099436
Ordering Recommendation
Aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
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Mnemonic
PAN POLY
Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Wed
Reported
3-11 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient should be fasting for 10 hours prior to collection of specimen.  
Collect
Serum separator tube or plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to sit in collection tube for 15-20 minutes at room temperature for proper clot formation. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
0-435 pg/mL
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
83519
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099436Pancreatic Polypeptide
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Cross References
  • HPP
  • Human Pancreatic Polypeptide
  • Pancreatic Polypeptide
  • PP