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IGFBP3 (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:RNS
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

Test is non-Medicare rebatable: cost to patient $36.00

Specimen Types:Serum
Plasma
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:2 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:1 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect at ambient temperature
Transport Instructions:Send to lab immediately
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Aliquot
Freeze Immediately
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:PaLMS- Royal North Shore Hospital
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send Frozen on Dry Ice
Additional Notes:

This test must be approved by a chemical pathologist.