insulin assay

insulin assay

a blood test used to diagnose insulinoma (tumor of the islets of Langerhans) and to evaluate patients with fasting hypoglycemia. It is often combined with a fasting plasma glucose test to increase its diagnostic value.
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Insulin assay standardization: leading to measures of insulin sensitivity and secretion for practical clinical care.
The intra- and the interassay coefficients of variation for the insulin assay were 5.
However, HOMA was not so accurate, as it was highly affected by the technical limitations of conventional insulin assays: the cross-reactivity with proinsulin and lack of acceptable sensitivity to measure low fasting insulin levels; hence, its performance depends on insulin assay and could be improved by using highly sensitive and specific method [8-10].
Insulin assay: The insulin assay was done using the DSL-10-1600 ACTIVE Insulin ELISA kit (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay) which is an enzymatically "one step" sandwich-type immunoassay.
There are variations in the cutoff values of HOMA for insulin resistance due to the lack of established standards for population based studies as well as variability of insulin assay procedures12,13.
The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit for insulin assay was purchased from Mercodia (Uppsala, Sweden).
The intra-assay and the inter-assay coefficient of variation for insulin assay were 5.
An average insulin assay binding of 30% was achieved using an initial 1:5,000 dilution of insulin.
We determined the levels of plasma insulin by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) using a mouse insulin assay kit from Mercodia AB (Uppsala, Sweden).
Thomas, Department of Biochemistry, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, for insulin assay and Dr J.
Serum insulin assay showed that BCL enhanced the secretion of insulin significantly (Fig.
Reproducibility of insulin assay was determined in two samples.