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Proinsulin

Referred out for testing

Source Blood
Mnemonic PROI
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube 

0.5 mL serum

Collect after overnight fast.

CLS staff: Proceed with specimen collection and transport to DSC Accession. DSC Referrals will oversee the physician approval process.

Note to ordering physician: This test requires review and approval by CLS Medical & Scientific Staff.  Please contact CLS Referrals 403-770-3285 for further information on the approval process.

Specimen Handling

PSC, RRL and Extra-Regional:
Centrifuge within 1 hour of collection, aliquot and freeze immediately. Transport to DSC frozen and on ice. Send specimen in a separate bag with photocopy of the requisition.

DSC:
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information
Testing Location Dynacare
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval