Aid in diagnosis and monitoring of glucagonoma.
Protease Inhibitor tube (PPACK; Phe-Pro-Arg-chloromethylketone) (ARUP supply #49662), available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. A winged collection set must be used.
Mix well. Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months
Effective December 1, 2014
Adult: Less than or equal to 208 ng/L
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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