Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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IGF BINDING PROTEIN-2

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1203         Geisinger Epic ID: 52737

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum; minimum 0.2 mL.
Patient preparation:
Fasting is preferred.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 12 hours. Refrigerated: 4 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Received room temperature

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
83519
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 70782, IGF BP 2, Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-2,Somatomedin-C Binding Protein-2 ,Binding Protein-2,IGFBP-2
Clinical significance:
The concentration of IGFBP-2 is inversely correlated with changes in growth hormone (hGH) secretion. IGFBP-2 may also be used as a marker of metastatic prostatic carcinoma.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues a.m.; Report available: 4 days    
Performed stat? No
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