IGF-1

Sample type: Serum

Test name: IGF-1 a.k.a. Insulin like growth factor -1, IGF1

Condition / Indication: Pituitary Screen ?Acromegaly

Special precautions & notes: This is the preferred initial test for suspected acromegaly

Reference range: Age-related reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 14 days

Referral location: Specialist Biochemistry, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Mail Point 6
Level D, South Block
General Hospital, Tremona Road
Southampton
SO16 6YD