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Laboratory Information

Test Name

C-Peptide

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$29.16

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Heparin (light green), SST (gold)

Paediatric Specimen

0.4ml Heparin (light green) or Plain(red).

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Transport

Frozen

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 24hrs

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Daily during normal work hours

Method

Cobas 6000 ECLIA

Unit Of Measurement

pmol/L

Reference Interval

370 – 1470 pmol/L

Uncertainty Of Measurement

5%

Additional Information

Patient should be fasting unless for dynamic testing

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL Serum or plasma - sent frozen

Electronic Information

Registration Code

CPEP

HL7Mapping Code

$CPEP