|Test||INSULIN, FREE, SERUM|
|Methodology||Automated Chemiluminescence Immunoenzymatic Assay System|
|Description||Useful for determination of free-insulin levels in the management of diabetes mellitus when the patients has known insulin antibodies.|
|Specimen||Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube from a fasting patient. (Non-fasting specimens accepted for special studies.) Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.4 mL) of serum FROZEN in plastic vial. Frozen specimen preferred, but refrigerated specimen is acceptable.
|Reference Values||1.4-14 micro IU/mL|
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|