Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Plasma

Test Name: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Plasma
Alternate Name(s): VEGF
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
4 mL Lavender top (EDTA) Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of plasma required is 300 L.

Note: This test is available for Dr. Martha Louzada, Dr. Chai Phua, and Dr. Selay Lam. Other physicians ordering this test will require approval by the on-call biochemist prior to ordering the test.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Tuesday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
2 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 31 86 pg/mL
Effective Date: 2018-04-23
Revised Date: 2019-03-06
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Please note change in testing site as of October 31, 2018.
Special Processing:  
Comments: This test should not be ordered more frequently than 4 times per year for patients with POEMS syndrome.
Method of Analysis: Enzyme Immunoassay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship plasma frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
GENX
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul