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Insulin Like Growth Factor 1

Alternative Names:IGF1
Somatomedin-C
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:IGF1
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect on Ice

Useful in assessment of hormonal control of acromegaly.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:On Ice
Send to lab immediately
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Melbourne Health Shared Pathology Service
Additional Notes:

IGF-1 Reference Ranges are Age related

Note: For all IGF-1 samples assayed after 6/02/2013 there has been a change from the Siemens Immulite to the Diasorin Liaison IGF-1 method.

Reference Intervals have not changed

 

Ref Range Source: Siemens Immulite 2000 IGF-1 kit insert PIL2KGF-14 [29/12/2006]