Assist in prognosis of patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors.
New York DOH Approval Status
Pain medication, medications that affect hypertension or intestinal motility should be discontinued, if possible, at least 48 hours prior to collection.
Z plasma preservative tube (ARUP supply #40874) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Separate from cells within 10 minutes. Transfer 4 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3000222||Neurokinin A (Substance K), Plasma|