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Somatostatin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
SOMAT MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Mayo Misc. Tube
Collection Volume:
10.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Direct Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Special Instructions:
Collect 10.0 mL of blood in special tube containing G.I Preservative (Mayo Supply number T125). Specimen should be separated and 3.0 mL plasma frozen as soon as possible. 1. Patient should be fasting 10-12 hours prior to collection. 2. Patient should not be on any antacid medication or medications that affect insulin secretion or intestinal motility, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
5-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on report
CPT Code:
84307