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Lab Dept:

Chemistry

Test Name:

IGFBP-3

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

IGF3

Synonyms:

IGF Binding Protein-3, Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3; IGF1BP-3; GHBP3; IGFBP3

CPT Codes:

83519 - Immunoassay, analyte, quantitative; by radiopharmaceutical technique

Test Includes:

IGF Binding Protein-3 reported in mg/dL.

Logistics

Test Indications:

N/A

Lab Testing Sections:

Chemistry - Sendouts

Referred to:

Esoterix, Inc (ESL Test: 500281)

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

3 - 7 days, test set up Monday - Saturday

Special Instructions:

N/A

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Blood

Container:

Red top tube
Alternate tube: Lavender top (EDTA) tube

Draw Volume:

3 mL (Minimum: 0.3 mL) blood

Processed Volume:

1 mL (Minimum: 0.1 mL) serum/EDTA plasma

Note: Minimum does not permit repeat analysis.

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Centrifuge specimen within 1 hour of draw, remove serum/plasma aliquot into a screw-capped round bottom plastic vial. Store and ship at frozen temperatures. Forward promptly.

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Mislabeled or unlabeled specimens

Interpretive

Reference Range:

Newborns and Infants:

Term (mg/L)

Preterm (mg/L)

Birth

0.4 – 1.7

0.3 – 1.4

2 months

0.5 – 2.1

0.9 – 2.3

4 months

0.6 – 2.4

0.4 – 2.2

6 months

0.5 – 2.4

1.0 – 2.3

12 months

0.8 – 3.0

1.0 – 2.8

Children:

Range (mg/L)

1 – 5 years

1.4 – 3.0

5 – 7 years

1.5 – 3.4

7 – 9 years

2.1 – 4.2

9 – 11 years

2.0 – 4.8

11- 13 years

2.1 – 6.2

13 – 15 years

2.2 – 5.9

15 – 18 years

2.5 – 4.8

Adults:

Range (mg/L)

20 – 30 years

2.0 – 4.2

30 – 70 years

1.9 – 3.6

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

Radioimmunoassay (RIA) in dilute serum

References:

Esoterix Laboratory Services Web Page July 2012



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