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Test Code PEP Pepsinogen I

Reporting Name

Pepsinogen I

Performing Laboratory

Inter Science Institute

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube(s). Separate immediately and send 3 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Note: 1. Indicate serum on request form.

         2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Separate immediately and send 3 mL of EDTA plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

Note: 1. Indicate plasma on request form.

          2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Patient preparation:

Patient should be fasting 10-12 hours prior to collection of specimen. Antacids or other medications affecting stomach acidity or gastrointestinal motility should be discontinued, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.

 


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Frozen 365 days

Reference Values

28 - 100 ng/mL

(mean 40)

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Varies, 1 time per week

Test Classification

This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA and is designated as research use only. The analytic performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Inter Science Institute. This test is not intended for diagnosis or patient management decisions without confirmation by other medically established means.

CPT Code Information

83519

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FPEPS Pepsinogen I 2736-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0941 Pepsinogen I 2736-7

Reject Due To

Specimens other than

Serum, plasma

Anticoagulants other than

EDTA

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

NA

Icteric

NA

Method Name

Direct Radioimmunoassay (Direct RIA)