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Lab Test Dictionary

Glucagon (519)

Methodology

Extraction, Radioimmunoassay (RIA)


Synonyms

Pancreatic Hypercalcemic Factor

Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01087

Lab Test Days

Monday

Standard TAT

8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-6 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Overnight fasting is required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 24 Hours; Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Moderate or gross icterus

Test Volume Required

3 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1.1 mL Plasma


CPT Codes

82943


Revised

05-11-16

Initials

SL