Test directory: Glucagon

Ordering Code5451
Test NameGlucagon
AliasPancreatic Hypercalcemic Factor
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerNone
Optimum Volume3 mL
Collection InstructionsOvernight fasting is required.
Handling InstructionsSeparate and freeze immediately
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 2 Hours
Frozen -20 C: 24 Hours
Frozen -70 C: 28 Days
Rejection CriteriaGross Hemolysis, Received refrigerated, Received room temperature
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyEnzyme Linked Immunosorbent Immunoassay (ELISA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
GlucagonALLSee report.