Pancreastatin
Label Mnemonic: PAN
Epic Lab Code: LAB3783
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Collection Medium:
Z tube
Minimum:
1 mL plasma from a Special Z preservative collection tube obtained from reference laboratory.
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
Comments:
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. Patient should not be on any medications that may influence Insulin levels, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.
Methodology:
Pancreastatin is measured by direct radioimmunoassay.
CPT Code:
83519