Pancreastatin


Sunquest Code:PANCST  
Epic Code:LAB6036Epic Name:Pancreastatin
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:83519
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 5-22 days.
Special Instructions:Sample must be collected in a GI preservative tube available from Specimen Management or ARUP Client Services. Please notify the laboratory 24-48 hours prior to collection.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
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. Specimens not collected in a GI preservative tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 1 hour of collection 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2004232


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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