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Connecting peptide insulin, insulin C-peptide, proinsulin C-peptide.
To evaluate hypoglycemia, assess beta cell function, and distinguish between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Serum collected in a red-top tube.
(Method: Immunochemiluminometric assay, ICMA)
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.333)|
|9 yr||0–3.3 ng/mL||0–1.1 nmol/L|
|10–16 yr||0.4–3.3 ng/mL||0.1–1.1 nmol/L|
|Greater than 16 yr||0.8–3.5 ng/mL||0.3–1.2 nmol/L|
|1-hr response to glucose||2.3–11.8 ng/mL||0.8–3.9 nmol/L|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "C-Peptide." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425207/all/C_Peptide.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. C-Peptide. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425207/all/C_Peptide. Accessed April 26, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). C-Peptide. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425207/all/C_Peptide
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. C-Peptide [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425207/all/C_Peptide.
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