Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Somatostatin Order Code : YSOMAT
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Call send out lab for special tube
Required Volume: 10 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Direct Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 7-9 days
Special Handling: Collect 10 mL of blood in special tube containing G.I. Preservative. Specimen should be separated and 3 mL plasma frozen as soon as possible. Patient preparation: 1) Patient should be fasting 10-12 hours prior to collection. 2) Patient should not be on any antacid medication or medications that affect insulin secretion or intestinal motility, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.
CPT Codes: 84307
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1095
SHC EPIC Code: LABYSOMAT
Causes For Rejection: Specimen not collected with the GI Perservative.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/90172