Insulin, Fasting

Last Modified: 8/7/2019 10:38:21 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: 12 hours Fasting

Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube 
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge tubes and separate from cells within 2 hours
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 2 days Refrigerated
Reference Range: 2.6 - 24.9 mu/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.
Methodology: Immunometric Assay
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: INSF
EPIC Test Code: LAB828
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83525

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