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Clinical Biochemistry

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Insulin-like Growth Factor 1

Also known as: IGF-1, Somatomedin C

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Serum (Serum)

Collection requirements: Specimen must be separated and frozen within three days of collection

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

Up to 1 year: 2.0 - 19.7 nmol/L
1 - 2 years: 2.3 - 25.3 nmol/L
3 - 5 years: 3.5 - 30.7 nmol/L
6 - 7 years: 4.8 - 37.9 nmol/L
8 - 9 years: 6.8 - 48.1 nmol/L
10 - 11 years: 9.5 - 59.6 nmol/L
12 - 17 years: 12.5 - 65.1 nmol/L
18 - 20 years: 14.3 - 61.7 nmol/L
21 - 24 years: 12.0 - 50.1 nmol/L
25 - 30 years: 10.3 - 39.6 nmol/L
31 - 60 years: 6.4 - 31.0 nmol/L
> 61 years: 4.5 - 22.5 nmol/L

Male

Up to 1 year: 2.5 - 17.1 nmol/L
1 - 3 years: 3.1 - 27.3 nmol/L
4 - 5 years: 5.0 - 34.0 nmol/L
6 - 7 years: 6.4 - 41.9 nmol/L
8 - 9 years: 8.3 - 51.4 nmol/L
10 - 11 years: 10.6 - 60.8 nmol/L
12 - 17 years: 12.7 - 66.5 nmol/L
18 - 20 years: 13.6 - 64.1 nmol/L
21 - 24 years: 11.5 - 54.8 nmol/L
25 - 30 years: 9.6 - 43.3 nmol/L
31 - 60 years: 7.0 - 31.7 nmol/L
> 60 years: 4.6 - 24.9 nmol/L