CPT Code(s) 83525. Quest code 91083
Methodology Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
The determination of insulin in serum is primarily used for the diagnosis of glycemic disorders in diabetic and pre-diabetic patients. It also is used in the assessment of insulin resistant syndromes.
This is a fasting test. Unless you are diabetic or pregnant, please fast 12 hours for this test. While fasting, do drink water but abstain from food and other liquids. Expect results in 2-3 business days.
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