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Gastrin

Test Code:

BC9999

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Red top tube
(To be obtained from DPLM Reception, after office hour call extension 1383)

Specimen Requirement

Red top tube 6 mL or minimum of 0.5 mL serum. Morning sample after 10 - 12 hours fasting is required.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Place specimen in ice and send to laboratory immediately. Allow specimen to clot for 30 mins and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

2 - 8 days

Reference Value(s)

13 - 115 ng/L (Fasting)

Testing Laboratory Location

NUH

Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Wednesday

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

As a general precautionary, patients should be advised to stop biotin supplement/ treatment 12 hours before blood draw.

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Gastrin BC9999
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