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ID:255 Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1)
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DescriptionIGF-1 is used in the management of patients with GH deficiency and acromegaly.
Indication
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBlood Sciences
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsIGF1 is unstable. Samples must be separated rapidly. IGF1 is only stable at 4C for up to 24 hours. For longer periods, it must remain frozen until analysis.
Min. Vol1 mL
Freq.Weekly

Ref. Range (Male)Age related normal range
Ref. Range (Female)Age related normal range
Ref. Range (Paed)age specific range
Ref. Range NotesSee printed reports or results on the Trust results server for range appropriate for individual.
Unitsnmol/L
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT14 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT14 days
Turnround CommentMinimum re-test interval = 30 days

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 12/08/2017 08:31:50. Published By Sylvia McLellan on 12/08/2016 08:31:50.