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Insulin, Total

Test Name:Insulin, Total 
Epic Order Code:LAB527
CPT Code:83525  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: 1-3 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at -20° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 7 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, hemolysis.
Reference Range:Reference Range: 2.0 - 25.0 µU/ml
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