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Insulin

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Insulin
Test ID
INS
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li‑heparin, K2‑EDTA and K3‑EDTA plasma
Specimen Requirements
Aliquot Tube
SST
Stability
Stable for 4 hours at 20‑25 °C, 2 days at 2‑8 °C, 6 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C). Freeze only once.
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Hemolyzed samples
Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay ECLIA
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
83525
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
2.6-24.9 uU/mL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
20448-7