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Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) Blood Test


* This is not a home test kit. You will need to visit a local lab for testing.



This test is used to evaluate growth disorders, identify growth hormone (GH) deficiency; as a follow-up to abnormal results on other hormone test and to evaluate pituitary function.

Insulin-Like Growth Factor I, also called somatomedin C is a hormone produced by the liver and other tissues, with effect on growth promoting activity and glucose metabolism (insulin-like activity). When people take Human Growth Hormone, their IGF-1 levels increase.

Recommended For:

Those who have symptoms associated with GH deficiency such as decreased bone density, fatigue, adverse changes to lipid levels, and reduced exercise tolerance; Those who have an underactive pituitary gland; Those on GH Therapy to monitor at intervals.

Special Notes:

No special preparation is needed prior to blood sample collection.

Tests Included:

Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) (16293)
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) (010363)

Estimated Turn Around For Results:

2-10 Business Days

For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.

Get Tested In Three Easy Steps

  • Step 1 - Order Your Test

    Choose your tests, checkout securely, generate your lab order.

  • Step 2 - Visit The Lab

    Find a location in your area. Print and present your Doctor’s order at the lab.

  • Step 3 - Get Your Results

    In most cases your lab results are available in your confidential Personalabs account in 24-48 hours.

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