Insulin

Centralized Core Laboratory:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: INSUL SCIMM

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL(minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, EDTA plasma is not suitable for use. Sodium fluoride causes a decrease in values.

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Mon, Weds, Fri (0800-1600)

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Assay

Special Instructions: Specimen must be in the laboratory by 1300 for same day results.

OC Power Word: LINSULIN

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8484

TAT: 3 hours

Additional Info:

Reference range:

Post 4-12 HR Fast
0-8 Years: 0-13 uIU/mL
> 8 Years: 0-17 uIU/mL

2 HR Post Meal: 7.6-26 uIU/mL

2 HR Post Glucose Testing: 15-53 uIU/mL


CPT Code: 83525

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