AnMed Laboratory Services


Proinsulin  (PROINSULIN)

Synonyms:  None listed
Specimen:  Blood, (1) SST (serum separator) or Red (no preservative) top vacutainer tube. Baseline proinsulin levels should be collected after a 12-hour fast.
                        Volume:  1 mL
Minimum Volume:  0.3 mL (Note: this volumen does not allow for repeat testing)
Collection:  If tube other than an SST is collected, transfer serum to a tightly capped purple screw capped plastic aliquot tube and freeze immediately. Specimen must remain frozen until tested.
Rejection Criteria:  Nonfrozen specimen; nonserum specimen; gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; improper labeling.
Reference Range:  0.0-9.4 pmol/L
Test Use: 
Additional Information:  No Additional Information Listed
Testing Includes:  Specimen sent to LabCorp. LabCorp test # 140533.
Testing Facility:  LabCorp