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ID:302 Gut Hormones
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DescriptionIncludes: Gastrin, Glucagon, Pancreatic Polypeptide (PP), Somatostatin, Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP) Please note this test is performed by North West London Pathology
IndicationEndocrine causes for diarrhoea, & other GI problems.
Additional InfoVery unstable - hence need for special collection procedures.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsfasting
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsSample must be fasting >10 hours. Collect into an EDTA tube. **Must be brought to the lab within 15 min of collection for urgent processing.**
Min. Vol3 Ml
Freq.Referred to external laboratory

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesVarious
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT3 weeks
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentSusan Willams / Paul Bech:p.bech@imperial.ac.uk

Originally edited by : RGJ. Review due on 28/02/2020 13:59:40. Published By Matthew Clifford on 28/02/2019 13:59:40.