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Test ID FPANP Pancreastatin, Plasma

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation:

1. Patient should not be on any medications that may influence Insulin levels, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.

2. Patient should be fasting 10 hours prior to collection. Patient may drink plain water, no other liquid is acceptable.


Specimen Type: Plasma

Collection Container/Tube: Z tube (MCL T701)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw 10 mL of blood in special Z-tube, pre-chilled (MCL T701).

2. Separate plasma from cells immediately after draw and freeze immediately after separation.

3. Send 3 mL of plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

Method Name

Direct Radioimmunoassay

Reporting Name

Pancreastatin, Plasma

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma Frozen 60 days

Reference Values

10-135 pg/mL

Performing Laboratory

Inter Science Institute

Test Classification

This radioimmunoassay was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Inter Science Institute. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA and such approval or clearance is not required at this time. Values obtained with differnt methods, different laboratories or with kits cannot be used interchangeably with the results on this report. The results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FPANP Pancreastatin, Plasma 49013-6


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FPANP Pancreastatin, Plasma 49013-6

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

9 to 11 days