Serum pancreastatin is a sensitive and specific diagnostic biomarker in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)
Patient Preparation: Patient must be fasting 10-12 hours prior to collection of specimen. Patient should not be on any medications that may influence insulin levels, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.
Collection Instructions: Collect blood and separate plasma as soon as possible. Freeze plasma immediately after separation and transfer to new tube.
Specimen must be shipped frozen on dry ice. Specimens are not to be refrigerated or at room temperature.
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Setup Schedule Set up: Mon every two weeks; Report available: 5-19 days