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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Gut Hormone Profile
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Lavender / EDTA
Volume required
10mL please take atleast two samples
Special requirements for specimen collection
Ideally fasting sample. Send to lab immediately after collection (within 15 minutes). A sample for Calcium and Urea (SST tube) is required at same time.
Storage
Freezer
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Standard profile consists of Gastrin, Pancreatic polypeptide(PP), Vasoactive Intestinal polypeptide(VIP), Somatoststin, Glucagon, and Chromogranin A&B.  Neurotensin available on special request only.
Turn around time
30 working days
Referral laboratory (if applicable)
Hammersmith Hospital
Last modified: 02/08/2017