Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91111

Glucagon

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Protease Inhibitor Tube
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Specimen Preparation: Protease Inhibitor tube contact Client Services at (800) 700-6891. A winged collection set must be used.
    NOT RECOMMENDED: Filling collection tubes directly through a needle/tube-holder assembly increases the risk of chemical reflux back into the vein of the patient. WARNING: Collection tubes are NOT STERILE. Mix Collection tube thoroughly. Separate the plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection by centrifugation. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze. (Min: 0.5 mL) Do not submit the collection tube for testing.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed:Tuesday
Reported:4-12 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82943
Components:
  • 91111 - GLUCAGON
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