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
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.
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- Human Pancreatic Polypeptide
- Pancreatic Polypeptide