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Insulin * 

SIM

11560 

CPT

83525 

Synonyms

Immunoreactive  Insulin 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume: 1 ml.
Min. volume: 0.5 ml.

Additional Information

Used in the diagnosis and therapy of various disorders of carbohydrate metabolism, including diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia

Patient Preparation

Patient should be fasting

Specimen Processing Instructions

Once in the lab,separate serum from cells if using red-top tube

Transport Requirements

Frozen or refrigerated

Specimen Stability

14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; specimen not received frozen; plasma or whole blood

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Insulin  

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

004333 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                    

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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