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Insulin, total

Gold Top Tube

 Tube Type

Test ID   LAB527
EPIC ORDER   INSULIN LEVEL, TOTAL
CPT Code(s)   83525
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/SST Gold top tube; see Comments
  Micro: 1.5 mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - UNC Rex Health Care
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
     
Comments

SST Tube - Spin sample within 2 hours of collection.

Red Top Tube - Spin sample and transfer serum into an aliquot tube within 2 hours of collection.

After processing, sample is stable for 8 hours at room temperature or 7 days refrigerated.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on June 10, 2020

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514