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IGF-1 Lab Test (Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1)

IGF-1 Lab Test (Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1)

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This test measures the amount of IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor 1) in your blood. IGF-1 is a hormone that manages the effects of growth hormone (GH) in your body. Together, IGF-1 and GH promote normal growth of bones and tissues. GH levels in the blood fluctuate throughout the day depending on your diet and activity levels. But IGF-1 levels remain stable. So, an IGF-1 test is a useful way to find out if your body is making a normal amount of GH.

Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your primary care physician.

How it Works

  1. Purchase the lab.
  2. After lab has been purchased, you will receive a lab requisition for LabCorp in your email within 24-48 hours. If you order on Friday or a holiday, you will receive a lab requisition for LabCorp the next business day.
  3. Go to https://www.labcorp.com/labs-and-appointments to schedule your lab appointment.
  4. Once your labs are drawn, allow 7-10 business days for results.
  5. Your results will be sent to your email.
  6. You can discuss your results with your primary care provider, we do not provide these services

What's Included

This test measures the amount of IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor 1) in your blood. IGF-1 is a hormone that manages the effects of growth hormone (GH) in your body.

Disclaimer

If your results are abnormal, please see professional medical attention immediately. These labs are for educational purposes only. No healthcare will be provided by Genesis based off of these results. You will need to see a healthcare professional for medical care.

Patient Instructions

The estimated turnaround for results is 7 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.