What is an Adiponectin Test?
The Adiponectin test measures the blood level of adiponectin.
Why is an Adiponectin Test important?
Decreased expression of adiponectin as measured by adiponectin test levels correlates with insulin resistance. Adiponectin appears to enhance insulin.
Is the Adiponectin Test a common test?
The adiponectin test is a specialized test. As a result, this test is performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA but rather the analytical performance characteristics has been determined by Quest Diagnostics.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Adiponectin Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
An 8-12 hour fast is recommended before testing.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.