Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP), Plasma QVIP

Method(s) Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Synonym VIP
Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube.

Transport

1 mL plasma frozen (Min: 0.75 mL).

* Collection Instructions *

  • Centrifuge and freeze immediately
Stability

Ambient: 4 hours

Refrigerated: 24 hours

Frozen: 6 months

Unacceptable Conditions
  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Grossly icteric
Schedule Tue, Thur, Sat; Report available: 8-12 days
Billing Code 9011737
CPTCode 84586
Notes

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-San Juan Capistrano, CA

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Less than 78 pg/mL

No Appointment Necessary
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