Lab Test : INSULIN

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Available:Mon-Fri 1st shift only.
Turnaround:48 hours
Container:4 mL red top tube
Temperature:Transport to lab within 30 minutes.
Rejection:Specimen not received in a red top.
Normal:<17 uIU/mL
Uses:Insulin acts to mobilize extracellular glucose to intracellular storage sites in the form of macromolecules such as glycogen, fats and proteins. Insulin is an islet cell anabolic hormone that controls the synthesis of these macromolecules.
Method:Solid-phase, Two-site Chemiluminescent Immunometric Assay

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