Test directory: Somatostatin

Ordering Code4380
Test NameSomatostatin
AliasSomatotropin Releasing Inhibitor
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender), Pre-chilled
Optimum Volume1.8 mL
Collection InstructionsDraw full tube
Draw in a pre-chilled EDTA tube. Do NOT thaw specimen.
Handling InstructionsSeparate and freeze immediately.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 8 Hours
Frozen: 28 Days
Rejection CriteriaAmbient, Refrigerated, Thawed, Gross lipemia, Gross icterus
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyExtraction, Radioimmunoassay
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
SomatostatinALLSee report.