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Test Compendium

2214: SOMATOSTATIN

Test Code

  • 2214

Test Synonym

  • Somatostatin

Minimum Volume

  • 0.6 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Plasma

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma, Lavender Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 8 days

CPT Codes

  • 84307
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1.8 mL FROZEN EDTA PLASMA (stable only 8 hrs refrigerated)

Additional Information

  • Draw in a pre-chilled lavender-top tube. Separate and freeze plasma IMMEDIATELY. DO NOT THAW. Transfer specimen to plastic transport tube before freezing.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: REFRIGERATED: 8 hours FROZEN: 28 days