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Test Code VEGF Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Plasma

Important Note

Order Sunquest code "VEGFS"

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately after specimen collection, place the tube on wet ice.

2. Centrifuge at 1,500 x g for 10 minutes and aliquot plasma.

3. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes.

Secondary ID


Method Name


Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma EDTA Frozen (preferred) 21 days
  Refrigerated  24 hours

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Reference Values

≤96.2 pg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Thursday, 3 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information