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.
Lavender Top Tube
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