Albany Medical Center
 Search
Home / Caring / Educating / Find a Doctor / News / Give Now / Careers / About / Calendar / Directions / Contact
Maps & Directions
Search for a Test
Select a Test

glucagon
Synonyms: Pancreatic Glucagon 
Computer Code: (RGLGN)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (chilled lavender top tube). Place on ice. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Add 0.25 mL trasylol to blood in lavender top tube, recap, invert to mix, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze. Min 0.5 mL plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:  
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 82943 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 07/29/2014
Time: 20:58:06 (24hr)