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Test Code LAB1107 Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP), Plasma

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: VIP

Reporting Name

Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide,P

Useful For

Detection of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide producing tumors in patients with chronic diarrheal diseases

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Fasting (8 hours)

2. Spin down and immediately freeze.

Additional Information: This test should not be requested on patients who have recently received radioactive material.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Frozen 90 days

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross OK



Reference Values

<75 pg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday; 2 p.m.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VIP Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide,P 3125-2


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8150 Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide,P 3125-2

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.