Test ID: Z0135

CPT code: 82941
LOINC: 2333-3
Specimen Type: Red or SST
Frequency: 2 – 4 days
Instructions: 0.5 mL Serum from Red or SST, Frozen. Min 0.3 mL.
Text: Used to diagnose Zollinger-Ellison (Z-E) syndrome; diagnose gastrinoma. Gastrin >1000 pg/mL with gastric acid hypersecretion (basal acid secretion >15 mmol/hour in a patient with peptic ulcer who has not had surgery) establishes unequivocally the diagnosis of the Z-E syndrome. H2-receptor blockers (cimetidine) may result in elevated levels.
Methodology: Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)

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