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ID:461 Insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGF-BP3)
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DescriptionTest not routinely available. Request should be discussed with a member of endocrine team on ext 23416
Indication
Additional InfoIncreased in acromegaly. Decreased in hypopituitarism, isolated GH deficiency, poorly controlled diabetes and caloric and protein malnutrition.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationIGFBP3 is the major carrier of IGF1 and IGF2. It is GH responsive.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesAge related - see report
Units - Not Defined -


IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATAt least 1 week
GP Acute TATRefer to Website
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentDr G Wark:gwen.wark@nhs.net
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