Test directory: Proinsulin

Ordering Code5696
Test NameProinsulin
AliasInsulin Precursor
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient must be fasting for 10-12 hours.
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge and separate within 1 hour of collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 1 Day
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Frozen: 6 Months
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Lipemic, Received ambient at reference laboratory
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Weeks
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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