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Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 Blood Test

$95.00 $58.00
Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1, or Somatomedin C), a protein involved in stimulating somatic growth, is regulated principally by Growth Hormone (GH) and nutritional intake. IGF-1 is transported in serum by several proteins; this helps maintain relatively high IGF-1 plasma levels and minimizes fluctuations in serum IGF-1 concentrations.
  • Tests Included:

  • Est. 5 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

IGF-I, LC/MS
  • Test Code: 16293
  • CPT Code: 84305
  • Alternate Name: N/A
  • Test Instructions : None Required
  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS)
  • Results In: 5

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Evaluating GH deficiency or GH excess
  • Step 1

    Order
    Your Tests

    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

  • Step 2

    Go to
    Local Lab

    Your specimen will be collected for you at a local testing center.

  • Step 3

    Get
    Results

    Results sent electronically in 2-3 days* More complex tests take longer.

  • Step 4

    Make
    Better Decisions

    Use your lab results to help make better health decisions. Knowledge is nothing if it isn’t used.

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