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Neurokinin A (Substance K)

Order Name Neurokinin A
Test Number: 6905687
Revision Date 04/10/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Neurokinin A (Substance K)
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 3 mL (1 mL) Plasma Z-tube (G.I. Preservative tube) Frozen
Instructions Collect 10 mL blood directly into Z-tube(TM) preservative and separate as soon as possible.
Freeze immediately after separation.
Special Z-tube(TM) is available from RML or Inter Science Institute (ISI).
Patient should not be on any medications that affect hypertension, gastrointestinal functions, or pain relievers.
Stability: Room temperature: N/A, Refrigerated: N/A, Frozen: 30 Days
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 5-7 business days after setup  
CPT Code(s) 83519
Lab Section Reference Lab