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IGF Binding Protein - 2

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

IGFBP2

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Gold SST or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.4 mL

 

Note: Fasting sample is preferred.               OverOOvov

 Overnight OO

Overnight fasting is required



Overnight fasting is required

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gross hemolysis or lipemia. Received at room temperature.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Store sample in CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp 12 h
  Refrigerated 4 d
  Frozen 28 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Drawn daily; Set-up T at Quest.

5 - 8 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

 

Adult Reference Ranges for IGF Binding Protein-2

 

18-49 Years

38-267 ng/mL

>49 Years

47-350 ng/mL


Pediatric Reference Ranges for IGF Binding Protein-2

 

5-9 Years

49-208 ng/mL

10-13 Years

41-167 ng/mL

14-17 Years

37-135 ng/mL

 

Methodology

Method: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Analytical Volume: 0.2 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83519

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: IGF Binding Protein-2 (IGFBP-2) (37102X)
Reference Test Number: 127233P
Instructions:  Send out M - F with the Quest courier.