Lavender (K2 or K3 EDTA). Collect in a prechilled tube.
Separate plasma from cells ASAP. Transfer 1.8 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.6 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Thawed specimens. Grossly icteric or lipemic specimens.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 hours; Frozen: 28 days
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0098192||Somatostatin Quant, Plasma||2961-1|
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano Inc.