Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

  • One Protease Inhibitor Tube
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Frozen
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Collect: Protease Inhibitor tube (PPACK; Phe-Pro-Arg-cholormethylketone) contact Client Services at (800) 700-6891. A winged collection set must be used.

    Specimen Preparation: Mix well. Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard

    NOT RECOMMENDED: Filling collection tubes directly through a needle/tube-holder assembly increases the risk of chemical reflux back into the vein of the patient.
    WARNING: Collection tubes are NOT STERILE. Mix Collection tube thoroughly. Separate the plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection.Transfer 1 mL (Min 0.5 mL)plasma to a Standard Transport Tube and freeze.
    Contact Interpath Client Services at 800-700-6891 for further information.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Performed:Wednesday, Saturday
Reported:4-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84586
  • 91223 - VIP
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