Specimen Requirements

Title

HYPOGLYCEMIC (SULFONYLUREA) PANEL, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Requirement

Collect Red Top, centrifuge, pour off 1 mL serum into a screw top plastic tube and indicate specimen type on transport tube.

 

Alternate specimen: Pour off from Gray Top Sodium Fluoride or Potassium Oxalate

Methodology

High Pressure Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Stability

Room temp: 2 days, Refrigerated: 28 days, Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

7-9 days

Clinical Use

This assay is used to evaluate hypoglycemia that may be caused from the ingestion of sulfonylurea drugs.

Test Code

HYGLY