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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
C-peptide
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST OR Vacutainer / Red / Serum
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
364 - 1655 pmol/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
C-Peptide is used in the differential diagnosis of adult hypoglycaemia, and should only be measured when the patient is hypoglycaemic, as measured by the laboratory. Please always take a glucose sample (Fluoride Oxalate) at the same time as the C-Peptide
Turn around time
20 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017