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

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Burlington, NC

Methodology

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83520

 

LOINC Code: 34694-0

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Lavender (EDTA) Top Tube

Specimen: 1 ml EDTA plasma( 0.3 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Frozen plasma

Rejection: Non-EDTA plasma or serum sent; nonfrozen specimen; hemolysis or gross lipemia

 

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

Assessment of tumor progression and prognosis

Limitations

Results of this test are labeled for research purposes only by the assay's manufacturer. The performance characteristics of this assay have not been established by the manufacturer. The result should not be used for treatment or for diagnostic purposes without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure. The performance characteristics were determined by LabCorp.

Refernce Range

0 -115 pg/mL

 

TAT:3 0 4 Days