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Test Catalog

Test ID: HPP    
Pancreatic Polypeptide, Plasma

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma EDTA

Advisory Information

This test should not be requested on patients who have recently received radioactive materials.

Necessary Information

Patient's age must be provided.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Patient Preparation: Fasting (8 hours)

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

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

2. Centrifuge (refrigerated centrifuge is not required) and aliquot plasma into plastic vial. Freeze immediately.

Forms

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.35 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Plasma EDTAFrozen90 days