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Insulin Binding, Fibroblasts (INACTIVE as of 02/17/15)
0080860
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
INSULFIBRO
Methodology
Radioassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
Varies
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Fibroblasts from skin biopsy. 
Specimen Preparation
Cells should be kept in 37°C incubator until shipped. Transport two T-25 flasks of fibroblasts from skin biopsy. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE. Call lab before shipping. Ship Monday-Thursday only. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen or refrigerated specimen. Specimens in improper media. Dead cells. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
CPT Code(s)
84238
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0080860Insulin Binding, Fibroblasts
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Aliases
  • fibroblasts, insulin binding