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Gastrin, Serum

Mnemonic:    [GASTRIN]
Name:    Gastrin, Serum
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. A 12-hour fast is recommended.

Plasma is unacceptable. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070075
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay