Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor


Sunquest Code:VEGFAC  
Epic Code:LAB6670Epic Name:Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Code:82397
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 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:0.8 mL
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or refrigerated specimens. Hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection.. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:92660


Interpretive

Reference Range:9-86 pg/mL


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