Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Proinsulin Order Code : YPROIN
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Lavender top (EDTA) on ice
Required Volume: 1mL blood (0.5mL plasma)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5ml blood (0.25mL plasma)
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescent Assay
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in an ice-cooled lavender-top (EDTA) tube from a fasting patient (8 hours). Spin down in a refrigerated centrifuge.
CPT Codes: 84206
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1086
SHC EPIC Code: LABYPROIN
Causes For Rejection: Gross hemolysis; specimens other than EDTA plasma
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/80908