Extraction followed by Immunoassay
Diagnosis of glucagonoma (glucagon producing tumors) and glucagon-produced hypoglycemic disorders.
< or = 80 pg/mL (fasting)
5 - 10 days
- GLUCAGON, PLASMA
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.
Fasting specimen. Collect in prechilled tube and place on ice immediately. Must arrive in lab or aliquot and freeze within 15 minutes.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.