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IGF-1, LC/MS Blood Test

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A IGF-1 Blood Test is ordered to help diagnose the cause of growth abnormalities and to evaluate pituitary function.

  • Sample Type: Blood
  • Results: 1-9 days
  • Age: 18+

The IGF-1 (Insulin-like Growth Factor-1) test is a blood test that measures the amount of IGF-1 in the blood. IGF-1 is a hormone that, along with growth hormone (GH), helps promote normal bone and tissue growth and development.

The IGF-1 test is often used to support a diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency or growth hormone excess. Because IGF-1 levels are more stable throughout the day compared to growth hormone levels, they provide a useful indication of average growth hormone activity.

An IGF-1 test may be recommended for individuals with signs and symptoms of abnormal growth hormone production. This can include children who are growing slowly and have delayed development or adults who have symptoms of acromegaly (abnormal growth caused by too much growth hormone), such as enlarged hands and feet, facial changes, or joint pain.

No fasting required. Stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection.

Quest test codes: 16293

$55

+$15 service fee

Price does not include the Physician Service Fee ($6) and the Lab Collection Fee ($9). These non-refundable fees cover the ordering and oversight of lab tests and follow-up services when appropriate.

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Provided by Quest Diagnostics

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How does it work?

  • Order Tests Online

    No doctor visit required for purchase. Choose from a wide range of panels and tests. Pay online with a credit or debit card — no insurance needed.
  • Go to the Lab for Sample Collection

    Complete your test sample collection during your scheduled appointment.
  • Get Fast Results Online

    We will email you when your results are ready. Access your Confidential Lab Record by logging in to your account. There you can view, save and print your results.

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Lab Tests FAQs

No. At Tripment Health, we focus on providing transparent healthcare services to uninsured or under-insured individuals. We’ve negotiated prices directly with lab test facilities to make diagnostic lab panels available to individuals who would rather pay directly than go through a private or government-sponsored insurance carrier.

No. By purchasing a blood panel, you will not be able to submit any claim, bill, or other request for reimbursement to any insurer, third-party payer, or government health program. However, you can use your FSA and HSA card. 

You will receive a payment confirmation email, then an additional email confirming your appointment details (time and location of appointment, and QR code). You will need to present your QR code at the testing facility to check in.

No. One of our physicians will order the panels for you.

You must be 18 or over to be able to get tested.