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Somatostatin Quantitative, Plasma

Mnemonic:    [Somatostat]
Name:    Somatostatin Quantitative, Plasma
Specimen:    2 mL EDTA Lavender top tube. Collect in a pre-chilled tube.

Centrifuge immediately. Separate plasma from cells ASAP.

Unacceptable Conditions: Thawed specimens. Grossly icteric or lipemic specimens.
Minimum Spec:    0.6 mL
Spec Stability:    Stable 8 hours ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2010001
  Method:    Quantitative Extraction/Immunoassay
Processing Info:    CRITICAL FROZEN. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.