Pancreatic polypeptide, plasma

Alphabetical Test listing

Pancreatic polypeptide, plasma-994

  
Pancreatic polypeptide, plasma
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
HPP (Human Pancreatic Polypeptide)
Human Pancreatic Polypeptide
PP (Pancreatic Polypeptide,Plasma)
  
  • Detection of pancreatic endocrine tumors
  • Assessment of vagal nerve function after meal or sham feeding
  

The patient should fast for 8 hours prior to sample collection

Fasting for a blood test

  
EDTA plasma
  
  
3.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Place specimen on wet ice and keep cold at all times following collection

  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465)
  3. Freeze
  
  

Frozen (strict) – 90 days

Refrigerated - No

Ambient - No

 

  
3 months
  
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross lipemia
  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (HPP): R-NX
  
Mo, We: 2pm
  
5 - 8 days
  

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

  

0 - 19 years:  not established

20 - 29 years: <228 pg/mL

30 - 39 years: <249 pg/mL

40 - 49 years: <270 pg/mL

50 - 59 years: <291 pg/mL

60 - 69 years: <312 pg/mL

70 - 79 years: <332 pg/mL

≥80 years:      not established

  
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01/14/2021
  
01/15/2021