Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP)
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Collection:
Collect in special tubes from Pathology containing EDTA plus Trasylol.

Sample must be collected ON ICE. Specimen needs to be separated

within 30 minutes from collection of blood. Patient should be fasting

and recumbant for 10 minutes prior to collection.
Container(s):
Special tube required (available from SydPath)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed fortnightly.

Reference Intervals:
See individual report or contact testing laboratory for information.

Laboratory:
Referred to: SSWPS Endocrinology (9516-8071)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
VIP

Lab Website:
Central Sydney Laboratory Services
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample, store and transport plasma frozen
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Centrifuge at 4°C, aliquot (x1). Place in Sendaway basket in

SPRO freezer. (EDTA Trasylol tubes in SPRO fridge).

Data Entry Code:
VIP

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:48
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