Somatomedin C

Somatomedin C

Test Name:   Insulin Growth Factor-1, IGF
Alternate Name (s):   Somatomedin C
Laboratory Module:   Lab
Ordering Mnemonic:   INS GF1
Specimen Type:   


Collection Container:   Red 5 ml or Green 5ml
Container Information
Red TubeRed TubeMicro-Red TubeMicro-Red Tube
Collection Information:   Transport to lab as soon as possible
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

7 days

Stat / Urgent
Reference Interval:  

Females:  Puberty onset (Tanner 1-2) occurs for girls at a median age of 10.5 +/- 2 years.
Males:  Puberty onset (Tanner 1-2) occurs for boys at a median age of 11.5 +/- 2 years.


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Minimum of 2.0 ml

Samples stable for 1 month at -20'C

Storage & Transport:   Separate as soon as possible into two equal aliquiots.

Store and transport frozen.

Test Referred to :    Laboratory Reference Centre, Hamilton


Updated as of March 20, 2007

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