Synonyms: Pancreatic Glucagon
Computer Code: (RGLGN)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (chilled lavender top tube). Place on ice.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Add 0.25 mL Trasylol to blood in lavender top tube, recap, invert to mix, centrifuge, remove plasma, store refrigerated or frozen. Min 0.5 mL plasma.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: Send Out
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82943
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII