PROINSULIN

Mnemonic

PINS

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

One 4 mL serum separator tube. Also acceptable: lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP and freeze. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

FROZEN

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Method

Two-Site Enzyme Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP 0070112

Reference Values

Reference Values

0-1 year: Not established 2 years and older: 2.1-26.8 pmol/L

CPT Codes

84206

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:26 AM