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3.0 mL Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Plastic Vial
Lipemic specimens are not acceptable.
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:
7 days Refrigerated (preferred)
28 days Frozen
Refer to Interpretive Results
VIP is a neurotransmitter. VIP-secreting tumors, most commonly found in the tail of the pancreas, can cause secretory diarrhea. In children, the tumors are ganglioneuromas or ganglioneuroblastomas and commonly occur in the adrenal glands.
Turn Around Time:
6 to 12 days
PHL Test Code:
Send Out Test Code:
920 X / 9663
Alternate Test Names:
Vasointestinal Peptide ; VIP