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Test Compendium

6557: PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE

Test Code

  • 6557

Test Synonym

  • Pancreatic Polypeptide

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 83519
    *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

  • 0.5mL FROZEN Serum

Additional Information

  • Transfer the serum from an SST or Red Top tube to a transport tube with screw cap. The specimen should be FROZEN immediately and maintained 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. Freeze within four hours of collection

Specimen Stability

  • Ambient: Unstable Refrigerated: Unstable Frozen: