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Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

Pancreatic Polypeptide
 
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Tube type: EDTA

Special instructions
A special tube is required for blood collection, which requires prior arrangement with the laboratory. A 8 hour fast prior to the sample being taken is required.
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Reference range
0 - 300

Units
pmol/L

Linked to
Gut Hormones

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Used in investigation of neuroendocrine tumours, which may occur as part of Multiple Endocrine Adenopathy

 
 

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