Lab Test

Insulin Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 2

IGF Binding Protein 2, IGFBP2

Test Codes

ARUP: 0098842, EPIC: LAB6289, Beaker: XIGB2

Specimen Collection Criteria

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

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL serum, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 0.2 mL)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

In-Lab Processing

Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below).

Transport: 1.0 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): 12 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 4 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 30 days

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. Forwarded to Quest Diagnositics, San Juan Capistrano, CA.

Performed

Varies.
Results available in 5-12 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

CPT Codes

83519

Contacts

Last Updated

11/13/2020

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