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: 4 mL K2 or K3 EDTA Lavender top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of plasma required is 300 L.

Note: This test is available for Dr. Martha Louzada, Dr. Chai Phua,Dr. Selay Lam, Dr. Jenny Ho and Dr. Cheryl Foster. 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 Monday-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: 2020-09-24
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
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

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