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Hypoglycemic Panel, Serum/Plasma Test (4261SP)


High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)


ActoPlus Met; Actos; Amaryl; Avandamet; Avandaryl; Avandia; DiaBeta; Diabinese; Duetact; Glibenclamide; Glibenese; Glucotrol; Glynase; Glynase; Meglitinides; Micronase; Orinase; Oseni; PrandiMet; Prandin; PresTab; Starlix; Sulfonylureas; Tolinase

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

NMS Labs

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday and Thursday

Standard TAT

3 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in a sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate (gray-top) tube is also acceptable. Serum or plasma separator tubes are not acceptable.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 2 Days; Refrigerated: 28 Day (Preferred); Frozen: 6 Months

Rejection Criteria

Serum or plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic transport tube. Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated.

Included Tests

Chlorpropamide, Glimepiride, Glipizide, Glyburide, Nateglinide, Pioglitazone, Repaglinide, Rosiglitazone, Tolazamide and Tolbutamide.


(not genetic)

CPT Codes