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  • Insulin - Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF - 1)

    Test Name:Insulin - Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF - 1)
    Epic Order Code:LAB526  
    CPT Code:84305  
    Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 0.5 mL  
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Saturday
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
     Routine: 2 - 4 days
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain 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 within 10 days.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport, hemolysis.
    Reference Range:See patient report.
    Additional Information:Useful for diagnosing growth disorders, adult growth hormone deficiency, monitoring of recombinant human growth hormone treatment and diagnosis and follow-up of acromegaly and gigantism.