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IGF-Binding Protein 3

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code BP3
Performed by ESCI
Sendout? Yes
Method RIA
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.03 mL serum
Processing notes Separate serum within 1 hour. Freeze serum in plastic vial at -20C.
Units mg/L
Normal range
Premature Range Mean
0-1 month 0.3-1.4 mg/L 0.9 mg/L
2-3 months 0.9-2.3 mg/L 1.6 mg/L
4-5 months 0.4-2.2 mg/L 1.5 mg/L
6-11 months 1.0-2.3 mg/L 1.5 mg/L


Full term Range Mean
0-1 months 0.4-1.7 mg/L 0.9 mg/L
2-3 months 0.5-2.1 mg/L 1.3 mg/L
4-5 months 0.6-2.4 mg/L 1.4 mg/L
6-11 months 0.5-2.4 mg/L 1.4 mg/L
Range Mean
1-4 years 0.8-3.0 mg/L 2.1 mg/L
5-6 years 1.5-3.4 mg/L 2.4 mg/L
7-8 years 2.1-4.2 mg/L 3.0 mg/L
9-11 years 2.0-4.8 mg/L 3.3 mg/L
12-13 years 2.1-6.2 mg/L 3.8 mg/L
14-15 years 2.2-5.9 mg/L 4.2 mg/L
16-18 years 2.5-4.8 mg/L 3.5 mg/L
19-30 years 2.0-4.2 mg/L 3.0 mg/L
31-70 years 1.9-3.6 mg/L 2.7 mg/L
Turn around times Test run 2x weekly. Turnaround time: 3-5 days.
LOINC code 2483-6
Last Updated 3/24/2011 3:29:40 PM
Entry Number 557
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