Sample type: Plasma
Test name: Somatostatin
Condition / Indication: Rarely indicated test
Special precautions & notes: Prior contact with laboratory is essential to ensure correct patient preparation. Send immediately packed in ice. Usually requested as part of a Gut Hormone Profile.
Reference range: Reference ranges quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.
Container: EDTA (Lavender top)
Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Turnaround time: 28 days
Referral location: The SAS Laboratories, Clinical Biochemistry & Medical Oncology, Charing Cross Hospital, London, W6 8RF