Pancreatic polypeptide tests are used in the assessment of pancreatic tumor burden and to assist in the early diagnosis of pancreatic tumors. The measurement of its concentrations is also used to monitor pancreatic carcinoma therapy and to predict the recurrence of pancreatic tumors.
Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2â3 weeks
Overnight fasting is preferred
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Overnight fasting is preferred.