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Epic Code LAB521 C-Peptide Level

Test Name Alias

C-Peptide Level | Connecting Peptide of Insulin | 8288

Interface Order Alias

10114

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Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 4.5 mL Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 4.5 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Fasting specimen preferred, but not required
  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum
  • Minimum Volume Processed: 1.0 mL Plasma or Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot: Yes
    • Plasma is preferred specimen type
    • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
    • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 4 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours. Usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

0.9 – 4.3 ng/mL

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

CPT

84681

CDM Code

4028288

Epic Test ID

1230100527

LOINC

C-peptide: 1986-9

Beaker LOINC

C-PEPTIDE: 1986-9
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHO8288

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: C-PEPTIDE
Beaker Display Name: C-Peptide Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: C-PEPTIDE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: C-Peptide

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated