Aid in diagnosis of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide secreting tumors (VIPoma).
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: 72 hours; Frozen: 3 months
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.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0099435||Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide||3125-2|
- Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide
- VIP protein