Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SOMATOS P
Methodology

Quantitative Extraction/Immunoassay

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-14 days

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

Lavender (K2 or K3 EDTA). Collect in a prechilled tube.

Specimen Preparation

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.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN.

Unacceptable Conditions

Thawed specimens. Grossly icteric or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 hours; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84307

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0098192 Somatostatin Quant, Plasma 2961-1
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Aliases
Somatostatin Quantitative, Plasma

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano Inc.