Ordering Recommendation

Aid in diagnosis of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide secreting tumors (VIPoma).

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

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.

Specimen Preparation

Mix well. Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.  (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed specimens.


After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 3 months


Quantitative Radioimmunoassay


Wed, Sat


3-7 days

Reference Interval

0-60 pg/mL

Interpretive Data

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)


Hotline History


CPT Codes



Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0099435 Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide 3125-2
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  • Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide
  • VIP
  • VIP protein
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide