Ordering Recommendation

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

Mnemonic
VIP
Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Performed

Wed, Sat

Reported

3-7 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

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.

Remarks
Stability

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

Reference Interval

0-60 pg/mL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84586

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