Test Details

C-PEPTIDE STIMULATION BY GLUCAGON

Test Price: ₹ 1200

C-Peptide stimulation by glucagon is useful in assessing patients for pancreatic beta cell function and reserve. Patients with Type I Diabetes mellitus have decreasing reserves of beta cell function.



Test Code:
DVCL1499
Report Delivery:
Daily
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Diabetes
Pre-Test Information:
12 hours overnight fasting mandatory. Injection Glucagon is not supplied by LPL.
Method:
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Specimen:
2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST for each timed specimen. Draw baseline fasting specimen. Administer 1 mg Glucagon I.V. Draw additional specimens at 5, 10 and 15 minutes post-Glucagon. Note time drawn on each container label and test request form. 12 hours overnight fasting mandatory. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room:
8 hrs
Stability Refrigerated:
24 hrs
Stability Frozen:
2 weeks

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