C-peptide

Alphabetical Test listing

C-peptide-265

  
C-peptide
  
265
  
84681.0
  
CPE
  

Fasting is recommended prior to specmen collection

 Fasting for a blood test

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin, separate and freeze.

SST is acceptable to draw but serum must be separated from cells prior to transport; Do NOT freeze the SST tube.

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Frozen (preferred) - 1 month

Refrigerated - 48 hours

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Tu, Th, Sa
  
2 - 3 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

  

0.78 - 5.19 ng/mL

  
84681
  
11/30/2001
  
08/27/2018
  
02/10/2020