Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Test Usage

Substance P is a normal component of the central and peripheral nervous systems, where it appears to act as a neurotransmitter. Pharmacological effects of substance P include excitation of spinal motoneurons, vasodilation, and stimulation of salivary and pancreatic secretion.

Reference Range *

<1700 pg/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Analytic Time

2 - 20 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • FSUBP
  • SUBSTANCE P, PLASMA OR SERUM
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 155 (ZW155, FSUP) (Cambridge Biomedical)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial. Freeze.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
2 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Strict frozen
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Cambridge Biomedical.

Billing
CPT Code
83520
NY State Approved
No
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