Adiponectin [15060X]

Test Code
ADIPONECTIN (15060X)

Quest Code
S50802

CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Patient Preparation
Overnight fasting is required.

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

Setup Schedule
Thu

Report Available
1 to 3 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
The adiponectin ELISA assay quantitatively measures human adiponectin in serum. It has been shown that decreased expression of adiponectin correlates with insulin resistance. Adiponectin appears to be a potent insulin enhancer linking adipose tissue and whole body glucose metabolism.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute San Juan Capistrano
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675



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