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Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

Alternate Names
VIP
Ordering Information

Patient should be fasting (overnight fast).

Laboratory
Referred Test
MBS Number
66695
Specimen
Blood
Container
EDTA with Trasylol Additive (Aprotinin)
Collection Instruction
Collect on ice
Additional Collection Instructions

Patient should fast overnight.

Patient must be resting for at least 10 minutes before blood is collected.

Obtain EDTA-Trasylol (APROTININ) tube from Pathology Specimen Collection or the Pathology Laboratory.

Send sample to lab immediately - must be centrifuged within 30mins of collection.

 

Minimum Adult Volume
1mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Once a week
Reference Interval
< 50 pmol/L