VASOACTIVE INTESTINAL POLYPEPTIDE

Synonyms: VIP
Computer Code: (RVIP)
Specimen Collection: 7 mL blood (chilled lavender top tube). Must be drawn at AMC main campus.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Add .25 mL trasylol to blood in lavender top tube. Mix well. centrifuge, remove treated plasma, freeze immediately. Min 0.4 mL treated plasma.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 6 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 84586
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII