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  Glucagon Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 6 mL Lavender Tube (EDTA)
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Adult 40 130 ng/L N/A
Unit of measure: ng/L
Ideal sample: 6 mL Whole Blood and Trasylol
Absolute minimum amount: 3 ML Whole Blood and Trasylol
Method of collection: Collect in PRE-CHILLED lavender top tube.
Transportation: Transport to laboratory immediately on ice.
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: 3-11 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: Radioimmunoassay
Special Instructions: Overnight fasting is required.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: GLGON
CyberLAB code: 8776
Lab Processing Instructions: Add 0.2 mL of aprotinin to sample before spinning. Aprotinin located in refrigerator #10 in SCRAP lab. Centrifuge in refrigerated centrifuge, separate plasma from cells, & freeze ASAP.