Aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Patient should be fasting for 10 hours prior to collection of specimen.
Serum separator tube or plain red.
Allow specimen to sit in collection tube for 15-20 minutes at room temperature for proper clot formation. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Plasma. Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 2 months
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
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- Human Pancreatic Polypeptide
- Pancreatic Polypeptide