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Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP), Plasma

Test ID: VIPQST P

Test

Method

Radioimmunoassay

Report Includes

Vasoactive Intestinal polypeptide

Specimens

Plasma

Clinical Utility

Vasoactive Intertinal Polypeptide is used to diagnose watery diarrhea syndrome or to assess patients with suspected multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1).

Test Location

Quest Diagnostics, California USA

Test Version

18-Jan-2024

Specimen

Specimens

Plasma

Collection Containers

Lavender top (EDTA)

Sample Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.75 mL

Patient Preparation

Fasting is preferred.

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Separate and freeze immediately. Store and send frozen.

Stability

Ambient 4 hours
Refrigerated 1 day
Frozen 6 months

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis Present
Lipemia Present
Icterus Gross

Test Version

18-Jan-2024

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Radioimmunoassay

Turnaround Time

12 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP) pg/mL
  • < 78

Test Location

Quest Diagnostics, California USA

Test Version

18-Jan-2024

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
VIPQST P 65195Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide(VIP), Plasma pg/mL

Test Version

18-Jan-2024