Hypoglycemia Panel, Sulfonylureas Qualitative, Serum or Plasma


Abbrev Code:HGSULF   
Order Code:LAB6897Order Name:Hypoglycemia Sulfonylureas Qual BLD
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80299 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-6 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.0 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Collection in a serum separator tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection, 1 mL, 0.4 mL minimum. Store in refrigerated or frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 11 days refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2010292


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:This assay is used to evaluate hypoglycemia that may be caused from the ingestion of sulfonylurea drugs. Hypoglycemic drugs are detested (present) in this assay if the drug concentration is greater than the limit of detection (cut-off). The presence of hypoglycemic drug(s) indicates a recent ingestion.


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