Test Details

Mnemonic

VIP

Ordering Code

3687500

CPT-4 Code(s)

84586 RUO

Specimen Information

Collect

Protease Inhibitor Tube with winged collection kit
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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.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens
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Stability

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