Ordering Recommendation

Aid 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



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

82941

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070075 Gastrin 2333-3
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Aliases

  • gastrin hormone blood levels
  • Gastrin, Serum
Gastrin