Test Overview
Test Methodology

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Test Usage

Detection of VIPoma in patients with chronic diarrheal diseases.

Reference Range *

< 75 pg/ml

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
VIP
MiChart Code
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP)
Synonyms
  • VIP
  • VASOACTIVE INTEST. POLYPEPTIDE
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo VIP (8150)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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.

Special Handling

Fasting specimen. Place on ice immediately.

Contraindications
This test should not be requested on patients who have recently received radioactive material.
Normal Volume
1 ml plasma
Minimum Volume
0.6 ml plasma
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
84586
Fee Code
19603
LOINC
3125-2
NY State Approved
No