Effective February 27, 2013, the 7 assays listed below have been moved from the Immulite in Isotopes to the Architect. With this change, there are some differences; please pay close attention to the specimen type and the stability.
Also below are listed the new reference ranges and units. These changes have also been made within our Directory of Services.
|Test Name/Code||Volume||Tube Type||Stability||Reference Range|
|Beta 2 Microglobulin (B@GLB)||1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender||Refrigerate||0.97-2.64 mg/L|
|High Sensitivity CRP (HSCRP)||1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender, Heparin||Refrigerate||< 5 mg/L|
|Insulin (INS)||1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender||Aliquot & Freeze
|C-Peptide (CPTD)||1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender, Heparin||Aliquot & Freeze||0.78 - 5.19 ng/mL|
|Thyroglobulin Antibody (TGAB)||1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender, Heparin||Remove from clot within 8 hours, then freeze||< 4.11 IU/mL|
|Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody (THYRD)||1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender, Heparin||Remove from clot within 8 hours, then freeze||< 5.61 IU/mL|
|1 mL Serum||Gold, Red, Lavender||Refrigerate||Male: 45-540 ug/dL
Female: 30-512 ug/dL
|Human Growth Hormone (HGH)*||1 mL Serum||Gold||Frozen||Male: < 3 ng/mL
Female: < 8 ng/mL
*Note: Human Growth Hormone (HGH) only changed the reference range. It did not change instruments.