Ordering Recommendation

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


Quantitative Radioimmunoassay


Wed, Sat


3-7 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH 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

Reference Interval

0-60 pg/mL

Interpretive Data

Compliance Statement D: For laboratory tests using a manufactured RUO kit. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Hotline History
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