Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for IGFBP3

Test Name: IGFBP3
Alternate Name(s): Insulin-Like Growth Factor B.P.3
Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 3
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Note: Specimens from outside LHSC/SJHC will be accepted.

Must have 1 mL serum to send to reference laboratory.

Plasma is not suitable for analysis. Separate and freeze as soon as possible.

Store and send frozen.
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
35 days
Reference Range: 2m-5 years: 0.7-5.2 MG/L
6-8 years: 1.3-6.5 MG/L
9-11 years: 1.8-8.4 MG/L
12-13 years: 2.7-9.5 MG/L
14-16 years: 3.3-10.0 MG/L
17-19 years: 2.9-8.7 MG/L
20-39 years: 2.9-7.8 MG/L
40-49 years: 3.3-6.7 MG/L
50-70 years: 3.0-6.9 MG/L
>70 years: 2.2-5.7 MG/L
Effective Date: 2012-06-04
Revised Date: 2016-03-01
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Test is available ONLY to Endocrinologists from London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care. Requests from all other physicians within LHSC/SJHC must be authorized.
Comments: Sent out Tuesdays - Thursdays
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and send frozen.
System Codes: 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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