Specific indicator of pancreatitis damage. Patients with acute pancreatitis have significantly elevated concentrations.
Allow specimen to clot for 15-20 minutes at room temperature.
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer
1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube (min: 0.3 mL).
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Specimen Requirements: Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain Red Transport Temperature: Frozen Reject Criteria: Plasma or cord blood. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens Methodology: Quantitative Radioimmunoassay Class: FDA Exempt/Approved/Cleared/Not Modified