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  Somatostatin Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 6 mL Lavender Tube (EDTA)
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A See Report.
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.6 mL plasma
Method of collection: Collect in pre-chilled lavender top tube.
Transportation: Transport to laboratory immediately on ice.
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 7-10 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Extraction / Radioimmunoassay
Special Instructions: Draw specimen into a pre-chilled lavender top.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: SOMST
CyberLAB code: 9120
Lab Processing Instructions: Critical frozen.  Separate from cells ASAP. Freeze specimen after processing.