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Glucagon

Glucagon is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To evaluate the amount of circulating glucagon toward diagnosing diseases such as hypoglycemia, glucagon secreting tumor, pancreatic cancer, or inflammation.

Specimen:
Plasma collected in chilled, lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Specimen should be transported tightly capped and in an ice slurry.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Radioimmunoassay)

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
Cord blood0–215 pg/mL0–215 ng/L
Newborn0–1,750 pg/mL0–1,750 ng/L
Child0–148 pg/mL0–148 ng/L
Adult20–100 pg/mL20–100 ng/L

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Glucagon." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425012/all/Glucagon.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Glucagon. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425012/all/Glucagon. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Glucagon. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425012/all/Glucagon
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Glucagon [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425012/all/Glucagon.
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