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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Trypsin (Trypsinogen)

Test Name

Trypsin (Trypsinogen)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Gold (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 mL Serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top tube. Ensure both sample and requisition are labelled properly. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Protect from light in amber transfer vial. Store and send frozen. Let sample clot adequately at room temperature before centrifugation. Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Store and send frozen.

Sample Rejection Criteria:Gross hemolysis, Gross lipemia, unlabeled or samples of non sufficient quantity.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 2 hours, refrigerated for 24 hours, Frozen for 3 Months.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

15 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

< 17 y: Not Established

> 18 y: 180.5 - 885.3 ng/mL

Test Code



Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: October 03, 2019