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Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Plasma


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately after specimen collection, place the tube on wet ice.

2. Centrifuge at 1,500 x g for 10 minutes and aliquot plasma.

3. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes.


Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma EDTA Frozen (preferred) 21 days
  Refrigerated  24 hours

Reference Values

≤96.2 pg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Thursday, 3 p.m.

Analytic Time

1 day

Specimen Retention Time

14 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VEGF Vascular Endothelial Growth Fctr, P 34694-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
63019 VEGF, P 34694-0