Lab Test

Insulin Growth Factor 2

IGF 2

Test Codes

ARUP: 2013599, EPIC: LAB6287, Beaker: XIGF2

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One Gold-top SST tube.
Also acceptable: One plain Red-top tube.

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

CRITICAL FROZEN. Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Transfer serum to plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below) immediately.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 0.5 mL serum, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 0.2 mL)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

In-Lab Processing

CRITICAL FROZEN. Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Transfer serum to plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below) immediately.

Transport: 0.5 mL serum, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 0.2 mL) 

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 24 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 48 hours
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 60 days (avoid repeat freeze/thaw cycles)

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Send Outs Laboratory with any questions. 

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratory in Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

Tuesday.
Results available in 2-9 days.

Reference Range

By Report.

Test Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay.

CPT Codes

83520

Contacts

Last Updated

11/13/2020

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