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IGF binding protein-1

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB3143 
Synonyms: IGFBP-1 • Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 1
Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Schedule: Tuesday
Reported: 7-10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Overnight fasting is preferred
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis Gross lipemia Plasma Received room temperature
Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: The concentration of IGFBP-1 is correlated with glycemic conditions. IGFBP-1 may be used for monitoring insulin responsiveness, as a marker for insulin-producing tumors, monitoring acute fluctuations in insulin action, and determining if poor glycemic control is due to inadequate insulin treatment or poor control of dietary intake.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83519
Last Changed: 12/22/2016 01:49:24
Last Reviewed: 12/22/2016 01:49:40