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Gastrin *

SIM

11300 

CPT

82941 

Synonyms

None 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Collect on ice

Volume

Volume: 0.5ml
Min. volume: 0.3ml

Additional Information

Diagnose Zollinger-Ellison (Z-E) syndrome; diagnose gastrinoma

Patient Preparation

Patient must be fasting overnight, 12-14 hours

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Frozen

Specimen Stability

Frozen: 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; patient not fasting; specimen not received frozen; gross lipemia; plasma specimen

Reference Range

 Reference Range accompanies report   

           

     

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Gastrin 

Methodology

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

004390 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                    

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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