Insulin Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1) to Esoterix

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Sent Outs Misc Test
Order Instructions:Order by special request only. Insulin Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF), Adult (IGF) or Insulin Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF), Pediatric (IGF1Q) are the preferred tests.
Synonyms:IGF-1; Somatomedin-C; Sulfation Factor; Insulin-Like Growth Factor
Methodology:Blocking RIA after acid:alcohol extraction
CPT Codes: 84305 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-5 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1.0 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL pediatric minimum (Does not permit repeat testing.)
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis or lipemia.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 1 hour of collection 0.5 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Esoterix)
Referral Lab number:500282


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Aids in the evaluation of growth disorders.

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