GLUCAGON, PLASMA

Code
900.1711
Name
GLUCAGON, PLASMA
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
82943
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44326
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

***Call Lab for instructions and supplies***
Protease Inhibitor Tube (ARUP supply#49662) required for collection.

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Collect blood into Protease Inhibitor Tube Frozen and MIX thoroughly.
Centrifuge and transfer plasma into transport tube and freeze within 1 hour of collection.
DO NOT SUBMIT COLLECTION TUBE FOR TESTING

CRITICAL FROZEN – Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered
Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Collection tubes are NOT sterile. A winged collection set MUST be used. DO NOT fill collection tubes directly through a needle/tube holder assembly as this increases the risk of chemical reflux back into the vein of the patient.

Reference Range

Adult: 40-130 ng/L

Methodology

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Clinical Significance

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