Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
C PEP 180
Methodology

Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

Fasting specimen preferred.

Collect

Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plasma Separator Tube (PST). Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin), Lavender (EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

Reference ranges have not been established.

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

To convert to nmol/L, multiply ng/mL by 0.33.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84681

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2013565 C-Peptide, 180 Minutes 13043-5
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Aliases
  • C Peptide
  • C Peptide Connecting Peptide of Insulin
  • C-Peptide, Serum
  • Connecting Peptide of Insulin
C-Peptide, 180 Minutes