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Glucagon
0099165
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in evaluation of autoimmune liver disease. For a more comprehensive reflex panel, refer to Autoimmune Liver Disease Evaluation with Reflex to Smooth Muscle Antibody (SMA), IgG by IFA (2007210).

Mnemonic
GLUCA
Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Tue
Reported
3-11 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Protease Inhibitor tube (PPACK; Phe-Pro-Arg-chloromethylketone) (ARUP supply #49662), available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. A winged collection set must be used. 
Specimen Preparation
Mix well. Separate  from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months 
Reference Interval
Effective December 1, 2014
Adult: Less than or equal to 208 ng/L
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0099165Glucagon2338-2
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