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Test Code MISC2MAYOHPP Pancreatic Polypeptide, Plasma

Reporting Name

Pancreatic Polypeptide, P

Useful For

Detection of pancreatic endocrine tumors

 

Assessment of vagal nerve function after meal or sham feeding

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Advisory Information


This test should not be requested on patients who have recently received radioactive materials.



Necessary Information


Patient's age must be provided.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Fasting (8 hours)

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Place specimen on wet ice and keep cold at all times following collection.

2. Centrifuge (refrigerated centrifuge is not required) and aliquot plasma into plastic vial. Freeze immediately.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma EDTA Frozen 90 days

Reference Values

0-19 years: not established

20-29 years: <228 pg/mL

30-39 years: <249 pg/mL

40-49 years: <270 pg/mL

50-59 years: <291 pg/mL

60-69 years: <312 pg/mL

70-79 years: <332 pg/mL

≥80 years: not established

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday; 2 p.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83519

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HPP Pancreatic Polypeptide, P 2721-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8014 Pancreatic Polypeptide, P 2721-9

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)