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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • EDTA (purple top)

Dedicated sample required


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Diagnosis of glucagonoma

The fasted patient should rest for 10 minutes prior to sampling.

A fasting sample must be received on ice within 15 minutes of venepuncture.

Other Comments:

Analysed at SAS Endocrine Laboratory, Clinical Biochemistry, 8th Floor, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust, Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8RF


Interpretive comments will be provided by the referral laboratory