80773:INSULIN, TOTAL AND FREE

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80773:INSULIN, TOTAL AND FREE
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date: 8/11/2009
Performed: Monday, Thursday
Released: 2-6 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83525-90 / 83527-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). Fasting specimen is preferred.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells. Pour into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 30 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 1.1 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: Reference intervals are established for fasting patients.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolyzed or heparinized specimen; sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate plasma.

Reference Range: By report.
This assay reacts on a nearly equimolar basis with the analogs insulin aspart, insulin glargine, and insulin lispro. To convert to pmol/L, multiply µIU/mL by 6.0.