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Test Code INSUM Insulin, serum LAB527

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Container/Tube:  Gold top serum, SST

Acceptable Container/Tube:  Plain, red-top tube serum, serum should be removed from clot

Specimen volume:  1 mL (minimum volume: 0.5 mL) of serum

Specimen stable 7 days refrigerated, 3 months frozen.  Transport refrigerated.


Patient should be fasting.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday to Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Performing Laboratory

Pathology Laboratory Des Moines, IA