Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
1 mL plasma from a Special Z preservative collection tube obtained
from reference laboratory.
Keep on ice and deliver to laboratory immediately.
1 week upon receipt at reference laboratory
40 - 270 pg/mL
Contact Commercial Mailouts at 356-8593, Specimen Control at
356-3527 or the Clinical Cancer Center at 356-4200 to obtain
collection tubes for this testing. No other specimen collection
container is acceptable by the reference laboratory.
Patients should be fasting for 10-12 hours prior to specimen
collection. Antacid medications or medications that affect intestinal
motility should be discontinued, if possible, for at least 48 hours
prior to collection.