Pancreatic Polypeptide


Sunquest Code:PPOLY  
Epic Code:LAB3153Epic Name:PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:83519
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-11 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Patient Preparation:Patient should be fasting for 10 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Severely hemolyzed or lipemic samples; plasma


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection. Freeze.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:99436 (PAN POLY)


Interpretive

Reference Range:0-435 pg/mL


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