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Insulin Antibodies

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestInsulin Antibodies
Common AbbreviationsINSAB
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationInvestigation of hypoglycaemia associated with antibodies to insulin. Detection of insulin autoimmunity can be useful in the assessment of the early stages of diabetes mellitus.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume0.1mL
Special PrecautionsSample must be sent to the laboratory ASAP after collection.
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratorySAS Peptide Hormone Laboratory Royal Surrey County Hospital Egerton Road Guildford GU2 7XX 01483 406715
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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