Equine metabolic syndrome tests (includes insulin, leptin, glucose, ACTH, and T4)





Days test started:

ship M-Th


7-14 d*

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

1) 1 mL EDTA plasma; AND 2) 1 mL serum (separated promptly).

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

1) Collect blood into purple-top tube, separate plasma & transfer into a plain tube, containing no additives, freeze within 4 h of collection. 2) Collect blood into red-top tube, separate serum for glucose and T4 testing.

Additional Information

Panel includes testing for ACTH, insulin, leptin, glucose, and T4. Shipping (test code: xtrnu), handling (test code: xhand) and accession (test code: xacccor) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.