Aids in the detection of insulinoma. Do not use to diagnose diabetes mellitus.
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
Serum separator tube.
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min 0.4 mL)
Heparinized plasma. Vitreous or I.V. fluids. Specimens collected in gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). Hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
Effective August 16, 2021
This test reacts on a nearly equimolar basis with the analogs insulin aspart, insulin glargine, and insulin lispro. Insulin detemir exhibits approximately 50 percent cross-reactivity. Test reactivity with insulin glulisine is negligible (< 3 percent). To convert to pmol/L, multiply µIU/mL by 6.0.
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