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Test ID: GAST    
Gastrin, Serum

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8512

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Investigation of patients with achlorhydria or pernicious anemia

 

Investigation of patients suspected of having Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

 

Diagnosis of gastrinoma; basal and secretin-stimulated serum gastrin measurements are the best laboratory tests for gastrinoma

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Automated Chemiluminescent Immunometric Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Gastrin, S