INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1, SERUM

Mnemonic

INSGF

Synonym

IGF-1 - IGF 1 - Somatomedin-C - Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells.

Preferred Volume

0.50 mL

Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Transport

Frozen

Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 28 days

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS)

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratories (IGFMS)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

84305

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:17 AM