Gastrin
Label Mnemonic: GAST
Epic Lab Code: LAB80
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
Patient Preparation: Patient fast for 12 hours prior to collection is recommended.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL red top or THREE 0.4 microtubes
Absolute Minimum 0.5 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Plasma, Tissue or Urine. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Turn Around Time:
1-2 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
0 - 100 pg/mL
Comments:
Serum must be separated from cells within 1 hour of collecting sample. Test cannot be added on to a sample greater than 2 hours.
Methodology:
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
CPT Code:
82941