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Gastrin

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB80

 

Methodology: 

Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Overnight Fasting (12-14 hr) required. Collection time required.
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Received thawed • Grossly icteric
Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: 28 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: For the diagnosis and monitoring of gastrin-secreting tumors, gastric ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Increased in pernicious anemia.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

82941

Last Changed: 

8/9/2017 10:09:07

Last Reviewed: 

8/9/2017 10:09:36