Test directory: C-Peptide

Ordering Code525
Test NameC-Peptide
AliasConnecting Peptide
Peptide Activity
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: 30 Days
Freeze only once.
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Re-frozen,
Specimen older than stability limits, Wrong specimen type,
Heat-inactivated samples, Sample stabilized with azide
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Days
MethodologyElectro-Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info