Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

MiChart Code
Pancreatic Polypeptide
Soft Order Code
HPP

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Synonyms

HPP
PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE, PLASMA

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

RIA

Test Usage

Detection of multiple endocrine adenomas or apudomas. Assessment of "vagal tone" after a meal or sham feeding.

Reference Range

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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection

Collect specimen in lavender top tube from a fasting patient. Following collection place Vacutainer® tube on ice, then centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial, and freeze.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
3 ml plasma
Minimum Volume
0.5 ml plasma

Billing Information

CPT Code
83519
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.