Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Order Code : 11860R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: VEGF
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Lavendar EDTA **on ice**
Required Volume: 1 ml blood (0.5 mL plasma)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.6 mL blood (0.3 mL plasma)
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence
Turnaround Time: 2-9 days
Special Handling: COLLECT ON WET ICE. **Spin, aliquot plasma and freeze within 30 minutes of collection** Transport Temperature: Frozen. Specimen Stability - Plasma, Refrigerated: 24 hrs; Plasma, Frozen: 21 days.
CPT Codes: 83520
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11860R
Causes For Rejection: Gross lipemia; Gross icterus; Received thawed
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Oncology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories