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920: Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP), Plasma Print View
VIP, PLASMA RIA  < 75  pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 1 (0.55) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Detection of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide producing tumors in patients with chronic diarrheal diseases.

1. Fasting (8) hours
2. Spin down and immediately freeze.

Additional information: This test should not be requested on
patients who have recently received radioactive material.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and
send an Oncology Test Request Form (T729) with the specimen
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
5 days

CPT Code
84586

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Frozen Reject Critereia: Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic Methodology: Radioimmunoassay Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: Unacceptable






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