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Test Compendium

6157: INSULIN ANTIBODIES

Test Code

  • 6157

Test Synonym

  • Insulin Autoantibody

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 86337
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.5 mL Serum Frozen (only stable 1 day refrigerated)

Additional Information

  • Transfer the serum into a plastic transport tube with screw cap . Freeze immediately and maintain FROZEN until tested. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple test on frozen specimens, PLEASE SUBMIT FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 1 day REFRIGERATED: 1 day FROZEN: 200 days