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|Test Update Information||Effective March 15, 2011, Insulin testing is being performed in-house using the same instrument-methodology (Siemens Centaur) that was used by UC Davis Clinical Labs.|
|Performed by||China Basin Chemistry|
|Patient Preparation||An overnight fast is required prior to specimen collection or reference ranges will not apply.|
|Container type||Gold top or Red top|
|Amount to Collect||2 mL blood|
|Preferred volume||1 mL serum|
|Min. Volume||0.6 mL serum|
|Processing notes||Centrifuge promptly. Freeze serum at -20C.|
|Ref Lab Rejection Criteria||Sample collected in other than Gold top or red top.|
Reference range was adopted from UC Davis Clinical Labs based on in-house validation studies performed using the same instrument-methodology (Siemens Centaur) on samples from adult subjects with normal FBS (70-99 mg/dL) and A1c (4.3-5.6%).
Note: if patient was not fasting the normal ranges may not apply.
Pediatric reference ranges not available for this immunoassay platform.
|Turn around times||Test performed Thursday. Turnaround time: 3-10 days.|
|Last Updated||9/19/2012 8:49:23 AM|
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