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Test Code VIP Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP), Plasma

Reporting Name

Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide,P

Useful For

Detection of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide producing tumors in patients with chronic diarrheal diseases

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Fasting (8 hours)

2. Spin down and immediately freeze.

Additional Information: This test should not be requested on patients who have recently received radioactive material.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request Form (T729) with the specimen

(http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/oncology-request-form.pdf)


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Frozen 90 days

Reference Values

<75 pg/mL

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

84586

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VIP Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide,P 3125-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8150 Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide,P 3125-2

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)