TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FCCK    
Cholecystokinin (CCK)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

GI Plasma

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Special tube containing G.I. preservative (MCL Supply T125)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Patient should fast for 10 to 12 hours prior to collection.

2. Collect 10 mL of blood in special tube.

3. Specimen should be separated immediately and plasma frozen as soon as possible.

Additional Information: Antacid medications and medications that affect intestinal motility should be discontinued, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Anything other than required G.I. Tube

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
GI PlasmaFrozen30 days