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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Anti-Insulin

Test Name

Anti-Insulin (Insulin Antibodies)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top

Minimum Volume = 3 mL Serum

Tubes must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold or red top with or without gel separator. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions Spin and separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Store and send frozen.

Rejection Criteria: Plasma, Gross hemolysis, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

15 Days

Test Utilization

Routine > 15 Days

Reference Value

Less than 0.4 kU/L

Test Code

INSUA

Methodology

Radioimmunoassay

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information