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