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Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • EDTA (purple top)

Two filled bottles are required


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Diagnosis of pancreatic tumour or a ganglioneuroma which secretes vasoactive intestinal peptide

Patient should be fasted and rested prior to sampling. Two filled EDTA samples should be sent on ice to arrive within 30 minutes of venesection

Other Comments:

Analysed at London Imperial Charing Cross Hospital Endocrine Laboratory

Interpretive comments provided by referral laboratory