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Test Compendium

6043: GASTRIN, SERUM

Test Code

  • 6043

Test Synonym

  • Gastrin

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 82941
    *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 mL Serum from SST or Red Top - Frozen

Additional Information

  • Serum from a SST (gel-barrier) or Red Top tube; Separate serum from cells and transfer to a plastic transport tube and freeze immediately and maintain frozen until tested. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: unstable REFRIGERATED: unstable FROZEN: stable