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Test Code VEGF Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), ELISA

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83520

 

Wednesday p.m.; Report available: 6 days

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Lavender (EDTA) Top Tube

Specimen: 1 ml EDTA plasma( 0.3 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Frozen plasma

 

Collection Instructions

Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. Recommend cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day for improved longitudinal comparison.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5903145

Used For

This assay is intended for research use only. It may have value in the evaluation of patients with various types of cancer who are being considered for anti-angiogenesis therapy.