Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect: One 6 mL SST.
Refrigerated: 1 week
Frozen: 1 year
Sent to ARUP, Salt Lake City, UT. forwarded to
Quest Diagnostics, San Juan Capistrano, CA.
Results available in 7 days.
In the stomach, pepsinogens are converted by
gastric acid into pepsins which are responsible for proteolytic digestion
of proteins. Pepsinogen levels in blood tend to reflect production
Send Out Laboratory – RO
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This directory currently reflects information only for specimens collected and/or processed at the
Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, and Troy campuses.