Insulin


Test Information

Test Name

Insulin

Synonyms

Free insulin

Preferred Specimen

Fluoride & SST

Testing Location

All Biochemistry; Referral

Turn Around Time

2 days


Processing Information

Registration Code

INSU

Notes

  • A glucose level will be performed at the same time when Insulin is requested - Fluoride process inhouse Biochemistry
  • SST - Separate and freeze within 8 hours of collection
  • Aliquot can share aliquot with C Peptide
  • Avoid haemolysis

Alternative Specimen

Heparin; Plain


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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