Pancreastatin


Sunquest Code:PANCST  
Epic Code:LAB6036Epic Name:Pancreastatin
Methodology:Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Patient Preparation:Patient must be fasting 10-12 hours prior to collection. Patient should not be on any medications that may influence insulin levels, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.
Causes for Rejection:Thawed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to clot for 2 hours at room temperature. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at approximately 1000 x g. Aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Freeze immediately. CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2004232


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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