Label Mnemonic: PAN
Epic Lab Code: LAB3783
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Specimen Instructions:
Patient shoud be fasting for 10 - 12 hours prior to collection of specimen. Patient should not be on any medications that may influence Insulin levels, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.
Collection Medium:
Z tube
1 mL plasma from a Special Z-GI preservative collection tube obtained from reference laboratory. Mailouts has these tubes, call 356-8593
Delivery Instructions:
Keep on ice and deliver to laboratory immediately.
Turn Around Time:
within 10 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Up to 135 pg/mL
Contact Commercial Mailouts at 356-8593 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.
Pancreastatin is measured by direct radioimmunoassay.
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