Ordering Recommendation

Aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Mnemonic
PAN POLY
Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Performed

Wed

Reported

3-11 days

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

Patient should be fasting for 10 hours prior to collection of specimen.

Collect

Serum separator tube or plain red.

Specimen Preparation

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)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma. Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Interval

0-435 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.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83519

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0099436 Pancreatic Polypeptide 2721-9
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Aliases
  • HPP
  • Human Pancreatic Polypeptide
  • Pancreatic Polypeptide
  • PP
Pancreatic Polypeptide