Secretin
0099772
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SECRETIN
Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
7-14 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient should be fasting for 10-12 hours prior to collection of specimen. Medications affecting intestinal motility or insulin levels should be discontinued, if possible 48 hours prior to collection.  
Collect
GI preservative tube (ARUP supply #47531). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. Tubes for this test are provided at a cost of $30 each.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells within 10 minutes. Transfer 10 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not collected in a GI preservative tube.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
83519
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099772Secretin
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
Performed at Interscience