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Gastrin

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:GASTRIN
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:5 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Fasting Sample

Patient must be fasted for at least 12 hrs.
If possible withdraw acid control medication.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Send to lab immediately
Assay Frequency:Fortnightly
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology
Additional Notes:

Sent to St Vincents pathology from 15/7/2019, due to cessation of testing at Monash Pathology

This assay is susceptible to Biotin interference. Biotin supplements should be withheld for 72 hours prior to testing, in consultation with the referring doctor.