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GASTRIN

Mnemonic

GAST

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Fasting 12 hours is recommended.

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, tissue, or urine, grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70075)

Reference Values

Reference Values

0-100 pg/mL

CPT Codes

82941

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013 04:51:47 PM


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