Test Catalog

Test

Code
E527
Name
INSULIN FREE AND TOTAL
Notes
Description

Also known as: INCLUDES TOTAL AND FREE INSULIN, FINS, 37610, E527
Orderable Code: E527
Test Contains (LOINC): Insulin Free (6901-3), Total Insulin (20448-7)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type: Serum or Plasma
Preferred Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain (Red Top) Tube
Alternate Container: EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube
Sample Volume: 2.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 1.1 mL
Handling Instructions: Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
Unsuitable Specimen: Heparinized specimens. Sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate plasma. Hemolyzed specimens.
TESTING
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Expected Turn Around: 3 – 4 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: ARUP
Referral Lab Code: 0070155
CPT: 83525; 83527
Methodology: Quantitative Ultrafiltration/Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Notes: Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.