Test ID: IGFGP    
Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-Binding Protein 3 Growth Panel, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosing growth disorders


Diagnosing adult growth hormone deficiency


Monitoring of recombinant human growth hormone treatment


Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 can be used as a possible adjunct to insulin-like growth factor 1 and growth hormone in the diagnosis and follow-up of acromegaly and gigantism.

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

IGFMS: Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS)

IGFB3: Enzyme-Labeled Chemiluminescent Immunometric Assay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

IGF-1 LC/MS, IGFBP-3 Growth Panel

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

IGF (Insulin-LIike Growth Factor)
Insulin Like Growth Factor I
Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding
Somatomedin C binding protein