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Overview

Serum-Saliva Correlation 0.92
Sensitivity 15 pg/mL
Sample Test Volume 25 μL
Recommended Collection Volume 100 μL
Special Considerations

Fasting Insulin: Do not consume food or beverage within eight hours prior to saliva collection.

Glucose Challenge: Salivary insulin levels lag approximately 1 hour behind blood levels.

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Description


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