Investigation : Insulin
Specimen type : Serum
Spec container : Serum Gel 
Volume required : 5 ml
Turnaround : <7 days

Fasting insulin and glucose samples are required for interpretation.

Please send samples to laboratory immediately.

The conversion factor used to report insulin in pmol has changed from 6.94 to 6 (1 mU/L = 6 pmol/L). Results in pmol/L are now 14% lower than previously reported. Results in mU/L are unchanged. (01.02.2022)

For urgent analysis contact the Endocrine Biochemist on ext 4755.

If referring samples from other laboratories, they must be sent frozen.


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