Somatostatin Quantitative, Plasma
2010001
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
SOMATOS P
Methodology
Quantitative Extraction/Immunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
6-13 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA). Collect in a pre-chilled tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells ASAP. 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 icteric or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 hours; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
84307
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0098192Somatostatin Quant, Plasma
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Performed at Quest Diagnostics