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Blood Test Information

minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Test Code: GUT

Tube type: EDTA

Special instructions
A special sample taking procedure is required, laboratory MUST be contacted before requesting. An 8 hour fast prior to the sample being taken is required. For a full gut hormone profile 3 EDTA tubes must be received on ice.

Sent away to Clinical Biochemistry and Medical Oncology Laboratory, Charing Cross Hospital, London
Contact Laboratory before requesting

Reference range


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Gut Hormones

Turnaround Time
28 days

Department: Biochemistry

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


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