Growth Hormone Binding Protein

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:GHBP; GH Receptor; HGH-BP
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-16 days.

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Pan Labortories, Irvine, CA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2.0
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 (This volume does not permit repeat analysis.)
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis, received at room temperature.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate within 1 hour. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Stability is 4 hours at room temperature; 6 hours refrigerated; 30 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Pan Laboratory via Quest)
Referral Lab number:37101


Reference Range:


400-4260 pmol/L


    3-8 y


320-3820 pmol/L

    9-13 y

240-2890 pmol/L

    14-17 y

290-3140 pmol/L

A reference range for children under 3 years of age is not provided by the reference laboratory.


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