TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FIGF2    
Insulin-like Growth Factor 2 (IGF-2)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s).  Separate within 1 hour of collection, freeze immediately. Send 0.5 mL serum frozen.

Note:    1. Serum gel tube is okay, but must pour off into a plastic screw cap vial and freeze.

           2. Minimum volume does not permit for repeat analysis

 

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.1 mL
NOTE: Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA
Other NA
 

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumFrozen200 days