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Lab Test Dictionary

Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP), Plasma (920)

Methodology

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)


Synonyms

VIP

Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4380

Lab Test Days

Monday and Wednesday

Standard TAT

3-8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.5-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Fasting required (8 Hours). This test should not be requested on patients who have recently received radioactive material.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 90 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic; Received room temp; Received refrigerated

Test Volume Required

1 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.55 mL Plasma

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge and separate plasma immediately freeze.


CPT Codes

84586


Revised

10-16-18

Initials

SL