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Laboratory Medicine

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Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1)

Test Name

Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top

Minimum Volume = 3 ml Serum (SST)

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

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Serum collected with or without gel separator. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions Spin sample using cold centrifuge, 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.

Stability:Stable at room temperature for 24Hrs, refrigerated for 7 days and Frozen for 1 month.

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

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

7 Days

Test Utilization

Routine > 7 Days

Reference Value

See Reference Values Here

Test code



CLIA DiaSorin Liaison XL

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

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