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Test ID FVEGF Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), ELISA

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

VEGF

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Required

Plasma

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL of EDTA plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

NOTE: Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. Recommend cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day for improved longitudinal comparison.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Refrigerated  48 hours

Reference Values

31 – 86 pg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Wednesday

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FVEGF VEGF 34694-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1575 VEGF 34694-0

Test Classification

This test was performed using a kit that has not been approved or cleared by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.