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  C-Peptide Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 4 mL SST
  or: 4 mL Lavender Tube (EDTA)
  or: 3 mL Heparin Tube
Reference Ranges:
CATEGORY L H UNITS  
Low <0.8 N/A ng/mL
Normal 0.8 3.5  
High N/A >3.5 ng/mL
Unit of measure: ng/mL
Ideal sample: 4.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.5 mL serum (pediatric 0.4 mL serum)
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: Transport to the Laboratory immediately.
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Blood Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 1-2 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: CPEP
CyberLAB code: 8402
Lab Processing Instructions: Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP.  Freeze specimen after processing.