Item Value
Test name Glucagon
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Set up 2x per week. Turnaround time: 5-7 days.
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation Overnight fasting before specimen collection is required.
Normal range
Cord Blood ≤ 215 pg/mL
Day 1 ≤ 240 pg/mL
Day 2 ≤ 400 pg/mL
Day 3 ≤ 420 pg/mL
Days 4-14 ≤ 148 pg/mL
Adults ≤ 60 pg/mL
Container type Lavender top (on ice)
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Collection Instructions Pre-chill tube before collection. Bring sample immediately to lab on ice.

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Sample type EDTA Plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667