Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

5 - 10 days

MiChart Code
Glucagon
Soft Order Code
GLP

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Synonyms

GLP
GLUCAGON, PLASMA

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Extraction followed by Immunoassay

Test Usage

Diagnosis of glucagonoma (glucagon producing tumors) and glucagon-produced hypoglycemic disorders.

Reference Range

< or = 80 pg/mL (fasting)

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in chilled lavender top tube from a fasting patient. Following collection place Vacutainer® on ice for 10 minutes, then centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial and freeze.

Normal Volume
2 ml plasma
Minimum Volume
0.6 ml plasma

Billing Information

CPT Code
82943
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
2338-2

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.