Test Details

Mnemonic

VIP

Ordering Code

3687500

CPT-4 Code(s)

84586 RUO

Specimen Information

Collect

Protease Inhibitor Tube with winged collection kit

Specimen Preparation

Mix collection tube thoroughly. Centrifuge, separate plasma from the cells within one hour of collection. Transfer 1.0 mL plasma to a screw-capped plastic vial and freeze. Do NOT submit the collection tube for testing.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 3 months

Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
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Reference Range

0 - 60 pg/mL
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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