Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1)
IGF-1 is used in the management of patients with GH deficiency and acromegaly.
|Tube||01 (SE) - Serum Gel|
|Turn Around||A&E: N/A
Day Case: N/A
Out-Patient: 168 Hours
GP: 168 Hours
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI|
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Collection Con||IGF-1 is unstable. Samples must be separated rapidly. IGF-1 is only stable at 4C for up to 24 hours. For longer periods, it must remain frozen until analysis.
Instructions for Lab: Centrifuge, separate from cells and store frozen prior to analysis. Minimum volume 500 uL serum. If sending samples from an external Trust, please send on dry ice.
|Ref. Range Notes||Blood Sciences reference ranges are available through the useful information and links page:https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology/blood-sciences/useful-information-and-links/|
|Telepath||LGI: IGF14L. SJUH: IGF14L + JCHM2L|
|ICE Codes||LGI: LIGF1. SJUH: JIGF1.|