Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
Patient Name:
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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Additional Report to:
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Proinsulin   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Proinsulin
CPT Code: 84206

Specimen Type: Plasma

Tube Type/Collection Container: EDTA top (lavender) tube - tube must be prechilled

Collection Volume: 3.75 mL (minimum 1.25 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen not drawn in a prechilled EDTA tube. Patient not fasting 12-15 hours prior to collection.

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to Mayo Medical Laboratory

Methodology: Immunochemiluminescent Assay

Special Instructions: After draw, chill the whole blood on ice for at least 10 minutes, then spin down in a refrigerated centrifuge.

TAT: 2-7 days


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

Additional Info: Reference range: 3-20 pmol/L

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


Physician Signature: Date: