Lab Test

Pepsinogen

Test Codes

ARUP #99347

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect:  One 6 mL SST.

Rejection Criteria

None indicated.

Storage

Refrigerated: 1 week 
Frozen: 1 year

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP, Salt Lake City, UT. forwarded to Quest Diagnostics, San Juan Capistrano, CA.

Performed

Varies 
Results available in 7 days.

Reference Range

25-100 ng/mL

Test Methodology

Radioimmunoassay

Clinical Utility

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 rates.

CPT Codes

84311

Contacts

Last Updated

10/23/2019

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