Detection of multiple endocrine adenomas or apudomas. Assessment of "vagal tone" after a meal or sham feeding.
Age 0-19 yr: not established; age 20-29 yr: <228 pg/ml; age 30-39 yr: <249 pg/ml; age 40-49 yr: <270 pg/ml; age 50-59 yr: <291 pg/ml; age 60-69 yr: <312 pg/ml; age 70-79 yr: <332 pg/ml; age >= 80 yr: not established.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
A non-fasting state will result in a falsely elevated value.
Days Test Performed
3 - 8 days
Soft Order Code
PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE, PLASMA
Mayo HPP (8014)
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3 ml plasma
0.5 ml plasma
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